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Anne Arundel County opens warming centers for the weekend

Posted: 3:47 PM, Feb 08, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-08 15:47:32-05
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — With temperatures expected to plummet over the weekend, Anne Arundel County will be opening warming centers from Saturday, Feb. 9 to Monday, Feb. 11, the county’s Office of Emergency Management announced Friday.

Temperatures are expected to feel as cold as 17 degrees with windchill, the OEM said in a statement. The warming centers will be open from 8 p.m. Saturday until 11 a.m. Monday.

Anne Arundel County Police have designated District Station Community Rooms at the following locations as places to seek warming relief:

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

The centers have water and restrooms available for occupants, but medical care will not be provided, and pets are not allowed. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

People who need special accommodations can contact Christina Cornwell at 443-679-8475 or emcalp00@aacounty.org, and TTY users can contact Maryland Relay 7-11. Those concerned about animals staying warm can contact Animal Control at 410-222-8900.