The return of the bitter cold has Anne Arundel County working to keep people safe, by opening warming centers across the county.
The Community Rooms at four Anne Arundel County Police stations will serve as warming centers from 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 30 until 9 a.m. Monday, February 5.
Northern District: 939 Hammonds Lane, Baltimore
Eastern District: 204 Pasadena Rd, Pasadena
Western District: 8273 Telegraph Road, Odenton
Southern District: 35 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater
Anne Arundel County Public Libraries will serve as warming centers from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31 and Thursday, February 1. On Friday, February 2 and Saturday, February 3 library branches will serve as warming centers from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Annapolis Regional Library: 1410 West Street, Annapolis
Broadneck Community Library: 1275 Green Holly Drive, Annapolis
Brooklyn Park Community Library: 1 East 11th Avenue, Baltimore
Crofton Community Library: 1681 Riedel Road, Crofton
Deale Community Library: 5940 Deale-Churchton Road, Deale
Eastport-Annapolis Neck Community Library: 269 Hillsmere Drive, Annapolis
Edgewater Community Library: 25 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater
Severn Community Library: 2624 Annapolis Road, Severn
Severna Park Community Library: 45 West McKinsey Road, Severna Park
The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities will designate the following Senior Centers as warming centers from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Wednesday, January 31 through Friday, February 2.
Annapolis Senior Center: 119 South Villa Avenue, Annapolis
Arnold Senior Center: 44 Church Rd, Arnold
Brooklyn Park Senior Center: 202 Hammonds Lane Brooklyn Park
South County Senior Center: 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater
Residents requiring transportation to any warming center should contact the Office of Transportation during normal business hours, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at (410) 222-0022. All centers are accessible and have water and restroom facilities. Medical care is not available and anyone experiencing or observing a medical emergency should call 9-1-1. Pets are not allowed in any warming centers. Accommodations will be made for service animals. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.