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Cooling Centers Open As Temperature Rise

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Temperatures will be in the 90s for the next couple of days and there are some cooling centers open in the area to assist the elderly.

Here’s a list of some cooling centers that will be open this week:

Homewood Healthy Active Living Community Center
7321 Frankstown Avenue
Open from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. through Thursday, June 21

Greenfield Senior Center
745 Greenfield Avenue
Open from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. through Thursday, June 21

Mt. Washington Senior Center
122 Virginia Avenue
Open from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. through Thursday, June 21

Sheraden Senior Center
720 Sherwood Avenue
Open from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. through Thursday, June 21

Carnegie Municipal Building Council Chambers
Will be open for the next several days from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Allegheny County announced Wednesday that they have opened 11 cooling centers throughout the county, including in Pittsburgh, McKeesport, Sharpsburg, Tarentum and Penn Hills. They are also increasing 911 staffing as a precaution.

For the complete list, including tips on keeping cool, visit this link to Allegheny County’s website.

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