When temperatures rise, check our interactive map of library branches, community centers, splash pads and other places to beat the heat.

Before the next heat wave take time to:

  1. Consider whether you need a fan or air conditioning unit at home, and buy it now.
  2. If you have an AC unit, make sure it works!
  3. Talk to friends, family and neighbors who live alone. Find out how they plan to stay cool and what support they need next time it gets hot.

Bookmark these links

  • 2-1-1 info: Call to find the cooling center nearest you, when cooling centers are open, and for transportation support.
  • Public Alerts: Sign up to receive health and safety alerts in your area.
  • National Weather Service: Check the forecast and plan outdoor activities for the coolest times of day.
  • Heat Risk Map: The National Weather Service has an updated map that forecasts heat risk for vulnerable populations.