Wicomico County Opens Cooling Center Through Saturday

Jul 5, 2012

With temperatures expected to rise to triple digits over the next few days Wicomico County health officials say a cooling center will be open starting today to help residents keep cool.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that the cooling center will be open today as well as Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. at the Wicomico County Civic Center.

It will be located in Flanders Rooms 5, 6 and 7.

Residents will need to bring their own food, beverages, and medications.

Bottled water will be available.

No pets will be permitted.

Individuals needing transportation may contact Shore Transit by calling 443-260-2300.

Health officials are urging residents to remain indoors in air conditioned environments.