Cooling Centers Open, Extend Hours Across Region During Heat Wave

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With temperatures in the 90s, Washington County is opening six cooling centers.

The centers are located at the following places through Thursday, according to Peters Patch:

  • Burgesttstown Senior Center
    9a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Canonsburg Senior Center
    9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Center in the Woods
    7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Monongahela Senior Center
    8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Riverside Place
    8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Washington Senior Center
    8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The City of Pittsburgh also has four cooling centers open in Greenfield, Homewood, Sheraden and the South Side. They are open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.

There are three other cooling centers in Allegheny County that are also extending their hours during the heat wave. They include:

  • Plum Senior Community Center: 9 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • Catholic Youth/Stephen Foster: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Jewish Community Center: 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.

For more information on local senior centers, visit Allegheny County’s website here.

Also, click here for tips on keeping cool from the Allegheny County Department of Human Services website.

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