(July 15, 2013) With temperatures expected to be in the mid to high 90's this week, City officials have ordered the opening of four cooling centers in the City of Hartford. These hours are accurate Monday, July 15 - Friday, July 19, and may continue into next week. Members of the Hartford Fire Department’s Special Services Unit will distribute water bottles on site. An air quality alert is also in effect for the Hartford area due to high levels of ozone. Residents are encouraged to take proper precautions and stay out of the heat if possible.
Hartford Cooling Centers:
The Hartford Public Library is available for residents and visitors. Below are hours of operation:
For more helpful tips on staying cool during the excessive heat: http://www.hartford.gov/pressroom/934-mayor-segarra-reminds-hartford-residents-to-take-precautions-during-the-excessive-heat
For Immediate Release: July 15, 2013
Contact: Nicole Hawley, Health and Human Services