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: