July 6, 2010
Clarkstown Opens Cooling Centers
with the Clarkstown Police Departmentís Emergency Management Coordinator,
Supervisor Alex Gromack announced that the Town of Clarkstown opened cooling
centers for residents to go and cool down in the extremely hot weather.
The following cooling centers will be open on July 6th and July 7th
from 9am Ė 10pm.
Central Nyack Community Center, 58
Congers Community Center, 6
Pascack Community Center, 87 New
Street Community Center, 31 Zukor
Road, New City
The following are some protective
safety measures to use during extreme heat:
Slow down. Strenuous activities should be
reduced or eliminated.
Dress for summer.
Stay indoors as much as possible and limit
exposure to the sun.
Drink plenty of water or other non-alcohol
East well balanced, light, and regular
meals. Avoid using salt tablets unless directed to do so by a
Spend more time in air-conditioned places.
Do not drink alcoholic beverages.
Conserve energy, during periods of extreme heat,
electricity use rises.
Be aware of your pets needs for water and shade.
Should you have an emergency contact 911
the cooling centers may be extended if the need arises. For more
information please call the Supervisorís office at 845-639-2050.