Baltimore’s Health Commissioner has declared a “Code Red” extreme heat alert for the city for Wednesday and is opening cooling centers. The heat index is expected to be in excess of 100 degrees.
The Commissioner urges you to stay cool, stay hydrated and stay in touch with your neighbors, especially seniors and medically frail individuals who live alone or without air conditioning during times of extreme heat.
The following cooling centers are open today:
City pool hours will be extended, and the following cooling centers will be open on Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.:
– Northern Community Action Partnership Center, 5225 York Road, (410) 396-6084
– Southern Community Action Partnership Center, 606 Cherry Hill Road (inside the shopping center 2nd floor), (410) 545-0900
– Northwest Community Action Partnership Center, 3939 Reisterstown Road, (443) 984-1384
– Southeast Community Action Partnership Center, 3411 Bank Street, (410) 545-6518
The following senior centers will also be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday:
– Waxter Center for Senior Citizens: 1000 Cathedral Street, (410) 396-1324
– Oliver Center: 1700 Gay Street, (410) 396-3861
– Sandtown-Winchester Senior Center: 1601 N. Baker Street, (410) 396-7725
– Hatton Center: 2825 Fait Avenue, (410) 396-9025
– John Booth: 2601 E. Baltimore St., (410) 396-9202
– Zeta Center: 4501 Reisterstown Rd., (410) 396-3535
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