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Cooling centers open in Hartford

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HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

With hot temperatures expected this week, Hartford has opened cooling centers to give its residents some relief.

The cooling centers in capital city are as follows:

  • North End Senior Center, 80 Coventry St., 8:30 a.m.to 5 p.m. 
  • South End Wellness Center, 830 Maple Ave., 8:30 a.m.to 5 p.m.
  • Parkville Senior Center, 11 New Park Ave., 8:30 a.m.to 3:30 p.m.
  • Hispanic Health Council, 175 Main St., 8:30 a.m.to 4:30 p.m.
  • Hispanic Senior Center, 45 Wadsworth St., 8:30 a.m.to 4:30 p.m.

Residents can also find comfort by using any of the Hartford Public Library branches. Their locations and hours operations:

  • Hartford Downtown Public Library, 500 Main St., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Albany Library Branch, 1250 Albany Ave., 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Barbour Branch, 281 Barbour St., 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Camp Field Branch, 30 Campfield Ave., 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Mark Twain Branch, 55 Forest St., 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Park Branch, 744 Park St., 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • SANDS/Ropkins, 1750 Main St., 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Goodwin, 460 New Britain Ave., 12:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Blue Hills Branch, 649 Blue Hills Ave., 12:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

With the possibility of a heat wave and humid conditions, Mayor Pedro Segarra made the announcement on Monday.

“These cooling centers are available to anyone in need of a place to escape the heat and humidity. Please stay cool and remember to look after your relatives and neighbors,” Segarra said.

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