Configure Warming and Cooling Centers

Deploy the Warming and Cooling Centers solution in your ArcGIS Online organization. After deploying solution to your ArcGIS Online organization, configure the solution to meet specific needs in your organization and load your data if needed.

Load warming and cooling facilities

If you already have a list of warming and cooling facilities that you would like to use in your Warming and Cooling Centers you can load them into the feature service provided.

To load your warming and cooling facilities information from a spreadsheet, complete the steps below:

  1. If necessary, sign into your ArcGIS Online Organization.
  2. At the top of the site, click Content.
  3. On the My Content tab, type Warming and Cooling Center Locator in the search box.
  4. Under the Item Type, click Layers - Feature Layers.

    Some of the feature layers have a suffix added such as public. These are layer views of the of the original source feature layer. These layer views are used to share information with public without showing all the details or allowing the public to edit the layers. The original source layers do not have a suffix.

  5. Click on the title of the original source layer that you want to load data into to view the item details.
  6. Click Update Data and select Append Data to Layer.
  7. Under Filename choose your spreadsheet.
  8. Click Uploadand Continue.
  9. Click Show field matching to match the fields from the spreadsheet to the fields in the selected feature layer.
  10. After you have matched the fields, click Apply Updates.
  11. Click on the Data tab in the banner of the item page to confirm your data has loaded successfully.

Configure directions

Warming and Cooling Centers can be configured to provide directions to the nearest warming and cooling centers.

Follow the steps below to connect to a routing service and configure the app to enable directions.

  1. If necessary, sign into your ArcGIS Online Organization.
  2. Browse to the web app item page and click Configure App.
  3. In the left hand panel, click Interactivity.
  4. Click the slider to enable Show directions.
  5. The Configuring App page has a Full Setup and Express Setup mode. If you are in the Full Setup mode, you will also need to click the Results section.
  6. Click Publish.
  7. Click Confirm.

    The Authorize premium content dialog box will appear indicating this functionality will consume credits.

  8. Click Authorize
  9. Click Launch and explore the capabilities of enabling directions.