Northampton cooling center opening this week due to expected heatwave

Hampshire County

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Due to expected high temperatures later this week, Northampton will open a cooling center for anyone who might need a place to cool down. 

The cooling center will open for three days at the Northampton Senior Center located at 67 Conz Street from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday through Friday. The center will be disinfected throughout the day and overnight, the city said. 

Residents who visit the cooling center will need to wear masks to enter, sign a COVID-19 health screening form, and provide contact information, and social distance once inside. Masks and hand sanitizers will be provided for those who need them. 

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If you are sick, officials recommend you stay home and call your doctor. 

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