A Reminder to Stay Cool & Stay Hydrated this Summer!

Friday June 21, 2024

DC is under an Extended Heat Emergency through Friday, June 21 which means it is more important than ever to stay cool & hydrated and check in on seniors and neighbors. During the Heat Emergency additional cooling centers will be open for DC residents in need of a place to get out of the heat. Check out this interactive map to find the closest available cooling centers, which include DC public pools and spray parks.

If you or someone you know or see needs free, accessible transportation to a cooling center, please call the shelter hotline at (202) 399-7093 or dial 311.