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BALTIMORE CITY UPDATED LIST OF COOLING CENTERS AND HEAT ADVISORY UPDATES   

 

Baltimore, MD (June 30, 2012)-The Baltimore City Health Department has announced additional cooling centers for citizens who are still without power after last night's storm. 

  

Please be advised that the state of Maryland is still under a Code Red Advisory. Those without electricity are particularly vulnerable to heat-related health problems. Baltimore City health care providers can request energy assistance referral forms for their patients by calling 410-396-CARE (2273).


It is also important to monitor yourself, and loved ones, for any sign of heat exhaustion, which can lead to heat stroke. Below are tips on how to keep cool provided by the Baltimore City Health Department: 

  • Drink plenty of water or juice
  • Avoid alcohol and caffeine
  • Wipe skin with cool water as needed
  • Reduce outside activities
  • Wear light-weight and light-colored clothing
  • Stay inside during the hottest time of day (between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.)
  • Seek relief from the heat in air-conditioned locations
  • Check on older, sick or frail people in your community who may need help responding to the heat 
Signs of Heat Exhaustion
  • Nausea
  • Confusion
  • Light-headedness
  • Muscle cramps
  • Cool and clammy skin
  • Symptoms of heat stroke include:
    • Confusion
    • Hallucinations
    • Slurred Speech
    • Hot, dry, flushed skin
    • Rapid or slowed heart beat. Seek medical help immediately if any of the above symptoms occur.
Cooling Centers  
LocationAddressSaturday HoursSunday HoursWater?
War Memorial Building101 N. Gay St.noon - 7Yes
Northern CAC5225 York Roadn/aYes
Northwestern CAC3939 Reisterstown Roadn/aYes
Southeastern Community Action Center3411 Bank Street11-711-7Yes
Southern Community Action Center606 Cherry Hill Road11-711-7Yes
Eastern Community Action Center1400 E. Federal Street11-711-7Yes
Waxter Center for Senior Citizens1000 Cathedral Street9-7Yes
Oliver Senior Center1700 Gay Street9-7Yes
Sandtown-Winchester Senior Center1601 N. Baker Street9-7Yes
Hatton Center2825 Fait Avenue9-7Yes
John Booth229 1/2 S. Eaton Streetn/aYes
Zeta Center4501 Reisterstown Rd.9-7Yes
Walter P. Carter 820 E. 43rd St.n/aYes
Mary E. Rodman3600 W. Mulberry St.n/aYes
Chick Webb623 Eden St.9-7Yes
Ella Bailey100 E. Heath Street9-7Yes
James McHenry911 Hollins St.10-7Yes*
Locust Point1627 E. Fort Avenue10-7Yes
Mount Royal
-7Yes
Furley4633 Furley Ave.n/aYes
Robert C. Marshall1201 Pennsylvania Ave9-7Yes

The 311 Call Center will be in operation 24/7 over the weekend. Please call 311 before leaving home for the latest cooling center hours, and any additional information you may need. Follow Councilman Nick J. Mosby on Facebook and Twitter for additional updates.