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Keeping Cool This Summer

Keeping Cool This Summer


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                     Media Line:

June 9, 2014                                                                                                  (209) 468-1130



Cooling Zones to Open in San Joaquin County


(San Joaquin County, CA) - According to the National Weather Service, San Joaquin County residents are anticipated to experience higher than normal temperatures during the months of June through September, 2014.  As a proactive measure, the County’s Human Services Agency has designated eight Community Centers as Cooling Zones that will open today.  Cooling Zones provide an air-conditioned facility to offer people relief from the heat.   Individuals who do not have ready access to a cool environment, particularly those at risk for heat-related illness, should use the cooling zones. Hours of operation are Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. 


Following is a list of the designated Cooling Zones:


Boggs Tract Center

533 S. Los Angeles Street

Stockton, CA  95203 

Northeast Center

2885 E. Harding Way

Stockton, CA  95205 

Larch Clover Center

11157 W. Larch Road

Tracy, CA  95304 

Lodi Center

415 S. Sacramento Street

Lodi, CA  95240

Kennedy Center

2800 S. D Street

Stockton, CA  95206

 Thornton Center

26675 N. Sacramento Blvd.

Thornton, CA  95686

 Garden Acres Center

607 Bird Avenue

Stockton, CA  95215

Taft Center

389 Downing Avenue

Stockton, CA  95206


With high temperatures and drought conditions forecasted throughout the summer, air quality is anticipated to decline.  Should a Heat Emergency be declared in San Joaquin County, the County’s Office of Emergency Services will send out an official emergency notification, along with a list of Cooling Centers located throughout the County. 

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