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Cooling Stations Open Amid Triple-Digit Temps

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LAS VEGAS (CBS) – Officials with Clark County say they are opening several cooling stations around the valley as temperatures soar.

The stations will be open to the public in an effort to move the homeless and other individuals out of the heat and keep them hydrated.

The stations are in addition to other efforts that provide shelter on an as-needed basis.

Catholic Charities and the Salvation Army serve as summer day-shelters and are open seven days a week throughout the summer.

  • Catholic Charities, 1501 N. Las Vegas Blvd., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Salvation Army, 31 W. Owens Ave., North Las Vegas, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The following additional locations will also be open Wednesday and Thursday:

  • Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Road, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Cambridge Recreation Center, 3930 Cambridge St., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Dula Gymnasium, 441 E. Bonanza Road, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Hollywood Recreation Center, 1650 S. Hollywood Blvd., 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Islamic Society of Nevada, 4730 E. Desert Inn Road, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Dr. William U. Pearson Community Center, 1625 W. Carey Ave., 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St., Henderson, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Walnut Recreation Center, 3075 N. Walnut Ave., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Anyone in need of a cooling station is encouraged to dial 211 from any pay phone to find the nearest cooling station or visit www.HelpHopeHome.org.

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