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Jun 24, 2013

Woonsocket Emergency Management


Woonsocket Emergency Management has opened one (1) cooling center in the City.  The Woonsocket Senior Centerat 84 Social Street will be open Tuesday, June 25th and Wednesday, June 26th from 8:00 am- 4:00 pm.  This facility will only offer shelter from the heat and humidity; they do not offer any other amenities such as food or entertainment.

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Posted by: Craig

Woonsocket Emergency Management has opened one (1) cooling center in the City.  The Woonsocket Senior Center at 84 Social Street will be open Tuesday, June 25th and Wednesday, June 26th from 8:00 am- 4:00 pm.  This facility will only offer shelter from the heat and humidity; they do not offer any other amenities such as food or entertainment. 

            The heat index, a combination of the temperature and the humidity level, is expected to reach and/or surpass 100 degrees Tuesday and Wednesday.  It is advisable that young children, the elderly and those people that have respiratory impairments stay indoors and avoid prolonged activity.  Check on your neighbors.  All outside work should be limited during the extreme heat of the day, drink fluids to avoid dehydration.  Pets should be kept cool and have a constant supply of water.