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News Release

Cooling Centers at City's Main Library, Senior Center Offer Refuge from Extreme Heat

For immediate release: July 23, 2018


An excessive heat warning is being issued for much of Southern California beginning at 10 a.m. today through Thursday night. Temperatures are predicted to reach up to 112 degrees in parts of Riverside County, prompting health officials to urge residents to take precautions against the extreme heat.

Moreno Valley residents can take refuge from rising temperatures at cooling centers located at the Moreno Valley Public Library and the Moreno Valley Senior Center.

Moreno Valley Public Library
25480 Alessandro Boulevard
Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Moreno Valley Senior Center
25075 Fir Avenue
Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Residents are urged to take precautions against the extreme heat, including drinking plenty of water, limiting outdoor exercise, avoiding alcoholic and caffeinated drinks, and wearing light colored clothing that provides adequate air circulation. Check on family, neighbors, and friends who are elderly or otherwise more susceptible to the heat. Never leave infants, children, or pets in a parked car, even with the windows open.

For more Cooling Center information please contact the Moreno Valley Public Library at 951.413.3880 or the Moreno Valley Senior Center at 951.413.3430.

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Upon request, this news release will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disabilities, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Any person with a disability who requires a modification or accommodation in order to participate in this meeting should direct such requests to Guy Pegan, ADA Coordinator, at 951.413.3120 at least 72 hours before the meeting. The 72-hour notification will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.


Media & Communication Department