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Posted on: August 11, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Town Opens Cooling Center Wednesday Through Friday

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Due to the anticipated heat wave in our region, the Town of Amherst will open a cooling center at the Bangs Community Center on Wednesday, August 11th. The cooling center will be open on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of this week from 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM.

Cooling Center Location: Bangs Community Center at 70 Boltwood Walk, Amherst, MA 01002

Days and Hours: Wednesday, August 11th through Friday, August 13th daily from 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Questions? Contact us at (413) 259-3002 or email 

Heat Safety Tips: 

• Never leave children or pets alone in a closed vehicle 

• Recognize & respond to heat-related illnesses, call 9-1-1 to report emergencies 

• Stay hydrated 

• Check on neighbors, older adults & those at risk 

More Heat Safety Tips can be found here: 

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