Heat wave arrives in Central PA, temperatures will feel in triple digits


Warm and humid weather is coming... are you prepared? Take note of those around you that are more vulnerable to heat-related illness. NEVER leave children or pets in cars. ALWAYS wear sunscreen - sunburnt skin can't regulate your body temperature.

To find a Cooling Center in your county please contact the Department of Aging:

Berks County

Hope Rescue Mission in Reading

The mission recently installed extra air-conditioning units and is opening up extra space to make room for people looking to cool off, especially during the day.

Lebanon

The following are confirmed cooling centers:

Cooling Centers -

Dauphin County

Seniors may seek refuge from the high temperatures at the following area senior centers:

Bistline Senior Center, 1291 S. 28th Street, Harrisburg, Monday – Friday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Senior Center, 130 Third Street, Harrisburg, Monday – Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

East Hanover Senior Center, 8848 Jonestown Rd., Grantville, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Friendship Senior Center, 5000 Commons Drive, Harrisburg, Monday – Friday, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Heinz-Menaker Senior Center, 1824 North 4th Street, Harrisburg, Monday – Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hoy Senior Center, 301 Mohn Street, Steelton, Monday – Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Jewish Community Center, 3301 North Front Street, Harrisburg, Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lick Towers Senior Center, 1301 North 6th Street, Harrisburg, Monday – Friday, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Lykens Senior Center, 200 West Main Street, Harrisburg, Monday – Friday, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Millersburg Senior Center, 109 Edward Drive, Millersburg, Monday – Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Mohler Senior Center, 25 Hope Drive, Hershey, Monday – Friday, from 8 am. to 4 p.m.

Rutherford House Center, 3300 Parkview Lane, Harrisburg, Monday – Friday, from 8 am. to 4 p.m.

Cooling Centers - Cumberland County

To help beat the heat this week, Cumberland County has opened six cooling centers across the county:

Branch Creek Place Senior Center

115 North Fayette Street

Shippensburg, PA 17257

Monday through Friday

717-300-3563

Big Spring Senior Center

91 Doubling Gap Road, Suite 1

Newvill, PA 17241

Monday through Friday

717-776-4478

Carlisle Senior Action Center

20 East Pomfret Street

Carlisle, PA 17013

Monday through Friday

717-249-5007

Mechanicsburg Place Senior Center

97 West Portland Street

Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Monday through Friday

717-697-5947

Mary C. Schaner Senior Center

98 South Enola Drive

Enola, PA 17025

Monday through Friday

717-732-3915

West Shore Senior Center

122 Geary Avenue

New Cumberland, PA 17070

Monday through Friday

717-774-0409

Additional Centers include all New Hope Ministries Locations: https://nhm-pa.org/contact/

Services:

  • Extreme Heat Cooling Programs
  • Senior Centers

Other Services Offered At This Location:


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