Updated for 2019: The San Antonio Office of Emergency Management has created a handy map of local libraries, community centers and senior centers that have been identified as cooling stations. Head to any of the locations on the map below during the noted site hours to get some relief from the heat!
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Written by championac on Sep 9 2011 - 10:55am
It has been heartbreaking to watch the news lately with entire portions of the state on fire. New fires are popping up every day, and there’s no rain in sight. We’ve had some customers call in and ask questions regarding their homes and the smoke and ash from the fires. I wanted to share the answers here, as well.
Written by nancypjohnson on Aug 25 2011 - 12:56pm
With another looming heat advisory, the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District has identified 37 cooling locations throughout the city for residents who need a place to cool off. Community members are also asked to check on neighbors and family, especially infants, young children and the elderly.“We are working to provide additional cooling options for our population most at risk of developing heat-related problems and make them feel a little better during these hot days,” said Dr. Thomas Schlenker, Director of the Metro Health District in a release.
Written by City of San Antonio on Jun 6 2011 - 12:11pm
Updated for 2019: Summer months - June through August - inflict considerably high temperatures and humidity in San Antonio. Seniors living in homes without air conditioning or circulating air face a greater risk of heat-related injuries and fatalities during the summer.