List of cooling centers as extreme heat hits Central California
Thursday, September 1, 2022
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Triple-digit temperature days have hit Central California, and not everyone has access to air-conditioning to escape the extreme heat.
That's why authorities in many Valley cities and counties have opened designated cooling centers for the public.
The centers are meant to provide relief to residents in need an escape from the Valley's scorching summer.
Here is a list of locations that have been announced.
CITY OF FRESNOTed C. Wills Community Center, 770 N. San PabloFrank H. Ball Neighborhood Center, 760 MayorMosqueda Community Center, 4670 E. ButlerPinedale Community Center, 7170 N. San PabloRomain Neighborhood Park, 745 N. First
Click here for more information about Fresno's cooling centers.
The city's FAX bus system will provide free transportation along normal routes to and from cooling center sites when the centers are open. To ride free, residents must indicate they are traveling to a cooling center.'
Right now, cooling centers only open when the weather is forecasted to hit 105 degrees.
Under a new proposal, they would open any time there's triple digits or when the weather is over 95 degrees for two consecutive days.
CITY OF MADERA
Pan American Community Center
703 Sherwood Way, Madera, CA 93638
Click here for more information.
MERCED COUNTYAtwater City HallAtwater Library BrandDelhi Library BranchDos Palos City HallDos Palos Police Dept.
Dos Palos Library BranchGustine Community CenterHilmar Library BranchLe Grand Library BranchLivingston Police Dept.Livingston Library BranchLos Banos Library BranchLos Banos-Mercy Springs Church Of NazareneMerced Civic CenterMerced Library Branch
Santa Nella Library Branch
Sneling Library Branch
Winton Library Branch
KINGS COUNTYArmona Branch Library, 233 E. Kings Street 559-583-5005Armona Senior Center, 10953 14th Avenue, 559-852-4615Avenal Police Department, 317 Alpine Street, 559-386-4444Corcoran Branch Library, 1001-A Chittenden Ave, 559-992-3314Corcoran Depot, 1099 Otis Avenue, 559-992-2177Recreation Association of Corcoran, 900 Dairy Avenue, 559-992-5171Hanford Branch Library, 401 N. Douty Street 559-582-0261Hanford Kings Gospel Mission, 801 West 7th Street, 559-415-6700Lemoore Branch Library, 457 C Street, 559-924-2188Stratford Branch Library, 20300 Main Street, 559-947-3003
PORTERVILLEPorterville Transit Center, 61 W. Oak Avenue, 559-791-7800City Hall, 291 N. Main St., 559-782-7466Temporary Porterville Library, 50 W. Olive Ave. Suite B, 559-784-0177Fallen Heroes Park Splash Pad, 356 E. Chase Ave.
VISALIATransit Center, 425 E. Oak Ave, 10 am to 10 pm
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