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Cooling Stations Open Due to High Heat

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LAS VEGAS -- Officials with Clark County say they are opening several cooling stations around the valley as temperatures are expected to reach 112 degrees on the Fourth of July.

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, 1511 N. Las Vegas Blvd., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Men only)
  • Salvation Army, 31 W. Owens Ave., North Las Vegas, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Adults only)
  • The Shade Tree, 1 W Owens Ave., North Las Vegas, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Women and children only)

The following additional locations will also be open:

  • Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Road, Henderson, 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. (This location can accommodate pets in a carrier or on a leash, and might have carriers or crates on-site if needed)
  • Islamic Society of Nevada, 4730 E. Desert Inn Road, Las Vegas, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Municipal Pool, 431 E. Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Anyone in need of a cooling station is encouraged to dial 211 from any phone to find the nearest cooling station or visit http://www.helphopehome.org/

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