Elk Grove, Cosumnes CSD to Open Cooling Centers

Written By EGN on Monday, July 1, 2013 | 12:16

July 1, 2013 |

In response to the week-long forecast of 100+ temperatures, the City of Elk Grove and the Cosumnes Community Services District will open two cooling centers in Elk Grove.

The following cooling centers are now open:
Barbara Morse Wackford Community & Aquatic Complex 9014 Bruceville Road
2 to 9 p.m. Laguna Town Hall 3020 Renwick Ave. 2 to 9p.m.

The cooling centers will offer seating, water and an air conditioned room that will provide shelter from the heat. The cooling centers will be operated by CSD staff. Laguna Town Hall can accommodate small pets only. Pets are not permitted at the Barbara Morse Wackford Community & Aquatic Complex.

Besides cooling centers, other options are stores, community centers, public libraries, coffee shops and family and friends’ homes. Prevention is the key. Avoid becoming dehydrated, stay in a cool environment,and dress appropriately.