With summers high heat in effect the
Twentynine Palms Senior Center
6539 Adobe Rd in downtown Twentynine Palms
will be open to the public as a cooling center for area residents!
Monday through Friday from 9 am – 5 pm
The center is located across the street from the Twentynine Palms Fire Dept. & next to the MBTA Transit Center.
The Senior Center is climate controlled and is equipped with a backup generator in case of power outages. If the heat index reaches 115 degrees or other conditions necessitate the center will stay open for extended hours.
Water will be available however there is no food service.
Residents should bring their own snacks.
Please, NO PETS are allowed inside the building.
For pets and animal information please contact Palms and Paws Animal Shelter at 760-367-0157.
For assistance, residents can call the Senior Center at 760-361-1410 or 760-367-5780.
During hot weather, seniors, infants, young children, and people with chronic health conditions are most vulnerable to health problems and should take extra precautions.
Residents should check on elderly family members, neighbors, and friends during extremely hot weather to make sure they are safe and comfortable.
Everyone is advised to drink plenty of fluids, wear lightweight, loose-fitting clothing, and pace themselves when outdoors.
Limit outdoor activity to early morning or evening hours.
If you or someone you know is feeling ill from the heat, remove them from the heat immediately, offer water and seek medical help or call 911.