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County Executive Leopold Activates Cooling Centers

Senior Centers and Police Stations Offer Facilities and Water

Annapolis, MD (July 6, 2010) - County Executive Leopold today activated cooling centers to offer a respite from temperatures exceeding 100 degrees this week.

"It is very important to monitor your time outdoors in this extreme heat, especially for children and senior citizens," County Executive Leopold said. "For those who do not have access to air conditioning, we have made 10 locations available with cooling, public restrooms and water. Police stations will be open around the clock until further notice as cooling stations."

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory effective from noon Tuesday through Wednesday evening. Heat indices will approach or exceed 105 degrees both days. The centers will be activated through Wednesday pending further review of weather forecasts. Citizens can call 410-222-0600 with any questions.

The following locations are available as cooling stations: 

Facility Name Area/Address Hours of Operation
North County
Pascal Senior Center 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. M-Fri
AACO Police Northern 939 Hammonds Lane, Glen Burnie 0700-till, M-Fri - District Community Meeting Room
Brooklyn Park Senior Center 202 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. M-Fri
West County
O’Malley Senior Center 1275 Odenton Rd., Odenton 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. M-Fri
AACO Police Western District 8273 Telegraph Road, Odenton 0700-till, M-Su - Community Meeting Room
East County
Pasadena Senior Center 4103 Mountain Rd, Pasadena 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. M-Fri
AACO Police Eastern District 3700 Mountain Road, Pasadena 0700-till, M-Su - Community Meeting Room
South County
Annapolis Senior Center 119 S Villa Ave., Annapolis 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. M-Fri
South County Senior Center 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. M-Fri
AACO Police Southern District 35 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater 0700-till, M-Sun - Community Meeting Room

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