As temperatures are expected to soar to record highs this week, it’s important that you take all precautions to stay cool and prevent heat-related illnesses.

Broome County has numerous cooling centers throughout the area to provide relief for those in need. These centers offer a respite from the sweltering heat and provide a safe and comfortable environment for residents to cool down.

When making plans to visit a cooling center, you should first check with the facility to make sure that it is both open and available for use.

Remember that you must prioritize safety during times of extreme heat. Heat exhaustion and heat stroke are serious health concerns that can arise as a result of prolonged exposure to high temperatures.

If you become too hot, look for relief in cooling centers, especially if you do not have access to air conditioning at home.

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Remember to stay hydrated, wear lightweight clothing, and avoid outdoor activities during the hottest part of the day. If you or someone you know needs a place to cool down, please make use of the available cooling centers.

Cooling Centers in Broome County

According to the New York State Department of Health, these are the cooling centers in Broome County, along with their contact information and hours of operation.

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