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Baltimore City Extends Code Red Heat Alert; Opens Cooling Centers For Residents

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BALTIMORE (WJZ)– The Baltimore City Health Department has extended the Code Red Heat Alert through Friday. The alert is issued when high temperatures pose health risks.

Baltimore City operates cooling centers when the heat alert is in affect. Residents can find cool air and water at the centers for free.

The following cooling centers will be open on Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.:

Northern Community Action Center — 5225 York Road
Southern Community Action Center — 606 Cherry Hill Road (inside the shopping center 2nd floor)
Northwest Community Action Center — 3939 Reisterstown Road
Southeastern Community Action Center — 3411 Bank Street
Eastern Community Action Center — 1400 E. Federal Street
Waxter Center — 1000 Cathedral Street
Oliver Center — 1700 N. Gay Street
Sandtown-Winchester Center — 1601 Baker Street
Hatton Center — 2825 Fait Avenue
John Booth — 229 1/2 S. Eaton Street
Zeta Center — 4501 Reisterstown Road

Residents can call 311 to report concerns about their neighbors to authorities. Anyone experiencing a heat-related medical emergency is urged to call 911.

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