Excessively high temperatures forecast for the Sacramento area are prompting the opening of cooling centers in various locations.
The following is only a partial listing of the shelters which will be open throughout the weekend.
- City of Elk Grove Wackford Center, 9014 Bruceville Road, Elk Grove (Near the corner of Big Horn Blvd. and Bruceville Road). Open Friday, 6/16/2017 through Wednesday, 6/21/2017, 8AM-10PM. No animals allowed. Water provided.
- Carmichael Presbyterian Church, 5645 Marconi Avenue,Carmichael (Near the corner of Marconi Avenue and Fair Oaks Boulevard). Service Animals Only, water available (no food provided), check-in at the church office. Take the side alley to the back parking lot.
- Wind Youth Services (AGES 12-24 ONLY), 3671 Fifth Ave., Sacramento (Near the corner of Broadway and Fifth Ave). Open Friday, 6/16/2017 through Friday, 6/23/2017; Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9AM - 3PM; Tuesday Noon - 6PM; Thursday 11AM- 3PM; Saturday, Sunday 10AM - 3PM. Smoking allowed outside; no animals except service animals; water and snacks provided.
- E49 Corporation (Nonprofit Organization), 2830 G Street, Sacramento (Near corner of G Street and 29th Street). Open Monday, 6/19/2017 through Friday, 6/23/2017; Monday through Thursday 10AM - 4PM; Friday 10AM- 2PM. No smoking allowed; no animals; water provided (no food provided).
- City and County of Sacramento officials are opening a cooling center at Hart Senior Center that is located at 915 27th Street in midtown Sacramento. The cooling center will allow people to get out of the heat from 1 – 8 p.m., beginning Saturday, June 17 through Wednesday, June 21. Water will be available and pets will be welcomed.
- For a list of other cooling centers in the area, please call 2-1-1, or click here.