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Cooling Centers: Where The Hot Go To Chill

Bristol Public Library

The Mayor’s Office announced temperatures are on the rise for the next few days with high heat and humidity.

Here are Bristol cooling stations for those needing help to get away from the heat.

The Bristol Public Library – Main Branch at 5 High Street, is open as a Cooling Center MondayThursday8:30-8:00pm and Friday 8:30am-5:00pm.

The Bristol Senior Center -240 Stafford Avenue is open as a Cooling Center, Monday thru Friday 8:30am-5:00pm.

The Bristol Parks and Recreation reports all splash pads are open from 11am – 6pm and the two outdoor pools at Page and Rockwell Park, are also open from 11am -7pm.

Price Chopper’s Food Court is open 24 hours and the manager, Mr. Martini, has graciously offered their location as a Cooling Center.

The Salvation Army – Bristol, CT is open this week from 9am – 2pm.

Brian’s Angels, an outreach center within St. Vincent dePaul, 19 Jacob St., is open every day from 1pm-5pm.

The Agape House, 43 School St, (formerly the Baptist Church) is open every day except Sundays from 8am-Noon.

“{As a reminder kindly check on family and/or elderly neighbors. Keep hydrated and remember, animals shouldn’t be left outside in the heat, or in vehicles.{“

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