Local cooling centers to get a break from the heat
The local weather forecast has residents facing some extreme warm temperatures the next few days. Local area officials will open six locations as temporary cooling centers Monday, June 8 through Wednesday, June 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The cooling centers will be open on a temporary basis to provide residents relief from severe heat.
To avoid the transmission of COVID-19, facilities will to the CDC recommendations of maintaining six feet physical distance and wearing a face mask.
The City will open six locations as temporary cooling centers Monday, June 8 through Wednesday, June 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The following organizations are also providing cooling areas, please contact them for specific hours:
Good Samaritan Rescue Mission (210 S Alameda Street)
Salvation Army (521 Josephine Street)
Mother Teresa Shelter (513 Sam Rankin Avenue)
Metro Ministries (1919 Leopard Street)
Timon’s Ministries (10501 S Padre Island Dr, 78418)
Temporary Cooling Senior Centers and Library’s
Ethel Eyerly Senior Center 654 Graham 826-2330
Garden Senior Center 5325 Greely 826-2345
Broadmoor Senior Center 1651 Tarlton 826-3138
Oveal Williams Senior Center 1414 Martin Luther King 826-2305
La Retama Central Library 805 Comanche 826-7055
Ben F. McDonald Public Library 4044 Greenwood 826-2356