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Anne Arundel County opens cooling centers amid extreme heat in area

Cooling Centers open Labor Day in Anne Arundel County
Posted at 11:58 AM, Jul 02, 2019

ANNE ARUNDEL CO., Md. — Cooling centers are now open in Anne Arundel County!

The county will open the centers from July 2 to July 7 due to extreme heat and humidity projected to hit the area.

All cooling centers are accessible, air-conditioned and have water and restrooms. Medical care is not available and anyone experiencing or observing a medical emergency should call 911. Pets are not allowed in any cooling centers. Accommodations will be made for service animals. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

The following locations will be open to residents:

Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities Senior Centers will be open and designated as cooling centers on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Wednesday, July 3, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

• Annapolis Senior Center: 119 South Villa Avenue, Annapolis
• Arnold Senior Center: 44 Church Rd, Arnold
• O'Malley Senior Center: 1275 Odenton Road, Odenton
• Pasadena Senior Center: 4103 Mountain Road, Pasadena
• Pascal Senior Center: 125 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie
• South County Senior Center: 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater

The following Anne Arundel County Public Libraries will be open and designated as cooling centers Tuesday, July 2, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 3, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Friday, July 5, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

• Broadneck Community Library: 1275 Green Holly Drive, Annapolis
• Brooklyn Park Community Library: 1 East 11th Avenue, Baltimore
• Crofton Community Library: 1681 Riedel Road, Crofton
• Eastport-Annapolis Neck Community Library: 269 Hillsmere Drive, Annapolis
• Edgewater Community Library: 25 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater
• Glen Burnie Regional Library: 1010 Eastway, Glen Burnie • Linthicum Community Library: 400 Shipley Road, Linthicum
• Maryland City at Russett Community Library: 3501 Russett Common, Laurel
• Mountain Road Community Library: 4730 Mountain Road, Pasadena
• Odenton Regional Library: 1325 Annapolis Road, Odenton • Riviera Beach Community Library: 1130 Duvall Highway, Pasadena
• Severn Community Library: 2624 Annapolis Road, Severn
• Severna Park Community Library: 45 West McKinsey Road, Severna Park

The following Anne Arundel County Police District Station Community Rooms will be available and designated as cooling centers from 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2019 until 7:00 a.m., Sunday, July 7, 2019.

• Northern District: 939 Hammonds Lane, Baltimore • Eastern District: 204 Pasadena Rd, Pasadena
• Western District: 8273 Telegraph Road, Odenton
• Southern District: 35 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater

Those who need help with transportation to the cooling centers can call the Office of Transportation during 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, and Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 410-222-0022.

For more information on heat safety, click here.