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Clarkstown Opens Cooling Centers

Clarkstown Opens Cooling Centers


In conjunction with the Clarkstown Police Department’s Emergency Management Coordinator, Supervisor Alex Gromack has announced that the Town of Clarkstown has opened cooling centers for residents to go and cool down in the extremely hot weather.  The following cooling centers will be open today, June 9th and tomorrow, June 10th from 7:30am – 10pm. 


Central Nyack Community Center, 58 Waldron Avenue

Congers Community Center, 6 Gilchrest Road

Pascack Community Center, 87 New Clarkstown Road

Palisades Center Mall – Adler Community Room (4th floor)


The Town Hall Auditorium, 10 Maple Avenue, New City will be open from 9am-5pm today and tomorrow. 


The following are tips from the Rockland County Office of Fire and Emergency Services on staying cool during any heat warning:


·         Slow down.  Strenuous activities should be reduced or eliminated.

·         Dress for summer. 

·         Put less fuel on your inner fires.  Foods (like Proteins) that increase metabolic heat production also increase water loss.

·         Drink plenty of water or other non-alcohol fluids. 

·         Do not take salt tablets unless specified by a physician. Persons on salt restrictive should consult a physician before increasing their salt intake.

·         Spend more time in air-conditioned places. 

·         Do not get too much sun. 

·         Do not drink alcoholic beverages.


Availability of the cooling centers may be extended if the need arises.  For more information please call the Supervisor’s office at 845-639-2050.



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