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10:27 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Cooling Stations Open in Somerset County Amid Heat Wave

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With temperatures still reaching into the 90’s Somerset County has opened up some cooling stations.

The Princess Anne Library and the Crisfield Library will be open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. through 5 p.m.

The Somerset Senior Services Center will be open through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

And the Woodrow Wilson Community Center will also be open through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.      

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12:09 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Heat Is On, Cooling Stations Are Opening

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As the weather heats up the cooling centers are beginning to open up on Delmarva.

Wicomico County health officials announced the MAC Senior Center in Salisbury will be open Wednesday through Friday for those over the age of 50 who need to escape the heat. 

WBOC reports that officials say there will be a few more places open to beat the heat.

Jennifer Johnson with the Wicomico County Health Department told the station that people should to the library or the mall where there is air conditioning.

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11:26 am
Fri July 27, 2012

Delmarvans In For More Heat

It’s a second day of the teat index hitting nearly 110.

And there’s a heat advisory for the weekend.

WHAT DO TO

Residents are urged to stay in-doors with adequate air conditioning and avoid outdoor activities.

Hospitals are expected to see people with such ailments as heat rash heat exhaustion and heat cramps.

Drink plenty of water and know the signs of heat related illnesses.

These include dry red skin, convulsions, disorientation, delirium and coma.

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10:56 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Heat Wave Leaves Four More Dead in Maryland

BALTIMORE (AP) — Four more people have died heat-related deaths in Maryland, bringing the total number of heat-related deaths in recent days to eight including a man in Wicomico County.

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reported the number Thursday. Three of the newly-reported heat-related deaths occurred in Baltimore City. Two of them were men over the age of 65. The third was a man between the ages of 45 and 64.

The fourth heat-related death happened in Montgomery County and was reported to be a man over the age of 65.

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