Soup kitchen opens as warming center in Springfield; hepatitis A vaccines offered

Warming centers were opened around the Clark County area on Tuesday to help residents combat the elements

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Warming centers were opened around the Clark County area on Tuesday to help residents combat the elements

The Springfield Soup Kitchen has announced it will open as a warming center during the day through Wednesday, with frigid temperatures expected through the week.

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The soup kitchen, located at 830 West Main Street, will be open as the warming center from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day for people without power, those who sleep in their cars, and the homeless, according to a representative with the soup kitchen.

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Hepatitis A vaccinations will also be available Monday from 5 to 6 p.m. as the outbreak in Clark County and Ohio continues.

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Cold temperatures are expected through the week, according to Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Jesse Maag. Wind chills will likely be around or below zero in the morning through Wednesday.

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