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City of Hartford Announces Cooling Center Hours for June 25-26

(June 25, 2013) – With temperatures expected to be into the 90's today and tomorrow, City officials have ordered the opening of four cooling centers in the City of Hartford. Members of the Hartford Fire Department’s Special Services Unit will be disseminating water bottles on site. An air quality alert will also be in effect for the Hartford area due to high levels of ozone in the air. Residents are encouraged to take proper precautions including limiting outside activities, staying hydrated, wearing loose fitting clothing and taking time to check on neighbors, and friends who might be homebound.

List of Cooling Centers:

  • North End Senior Center, 80 Coventry Street, Time: 8:30am-5:00pm
  • South End Wellness Center, 830 Maple Avenue, Time: 8:30am-4:30pm 
  • Parkville Senior Center, 11 New Park Avenue, Time: 8:30am-3:30pm
  • Hispanic Health Council, 175 Main Street, Time: 8:30am-4:00pm

The Hartford Public Library is available for residents and visitors. Below are hours of operation:

  • Hartford Downtown Public Library, 500 Main Street, Time: 10:00AM to 8:00PM
  • Albany Library Branch, 1250 Albany Avenue, Time: 12:30PM to 5:30PM
  • Barbour Branch, 281 Barbour Street, Time: 12:30PM to 5:30PM
  • Camp Field Branch, 30 Campfield Avenue, Time: 12:30PM to 5:30PM
  • Mark Twain Branch, 55 Forest Street, Time: 12:30PM to 5:30PM
  • Park Branch, 744 Park Street, Time: 12:30PM to 5:30PM
  • SANDS/Ropkins, 1750 Main Street, 12:30PM to 5:30PM
  • Goodwin, 460 New Britain Avenue, Time: 12:30PM to 7:30PM
  • Blue Hills Branch, 649 Blue Hills Avenue, Time: 12:30PM to 7:30PM


For Immediate Release: June 25, 2013
Contact: Alessandro “Rey” Bermudez, Health & Human Services
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p.(860) 757-4733

HARTFORD CITY HALL ADDRESS: 550 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 PHONE: (860)757-9311 HOURS: 8AM - 5PM