NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP)– Northampton is opening several cooling centers in the city for persons seeking relief from the heat.


  • Division of Community Care Community Room, Round House Plaza 1 Roundhouse Plaza-8:30am-5pm
  • Forbes Library, 20 West Street, 10am-8pm
  • Manna Community Center, 48 Elm Street, 9am-3pm


  • Lilly Library, 19 Meadow Street, 10am-8pm.

All locations are free and open to the public.

Northampton health officials want to remind people that heat stress is a severe condition that can cause illness and in extreme situations, even death. Use this link for additional information on warning signs and symptoms of heat-related illness.

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