The Livermore Area Recreation and Park District, in partnership with the City of
Livermore, has extended the dates of operation for a Livermore cooling center due to high temperatures through Sunday, Aug. 23.
The Robert Livermore Community Center is open as a cooling center for those at risk when temperatures rise, particularly seniors and residents without access to air conditioning.
The center is located at Robert Livermore Community Center, 4444 East Ave., in Livermore
It is open Monday, through Friday, from noon to 5 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday, from noon to 6 p.m. Social distancing and face covering requirements will be in place at the cooling center, capacity will be limited in order to comply with Alameda County Health Orders. Bottled water will be available, and, masks will be provided if needed.
Please do not go to the cooling center if you have a fever, if you have been exposed to or are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, or if you have been ordered to quarantine or isolate. All visitors to local cooling centers will be asked screening questions and will have their temperature taken before they may enter the buildings.
The Robert Livermore Community Center remains closed to the public. If you know of a vulnerable person without air conditioning, such as an older adult or infirm neighbor, please check on them via phone or email and ensure that they are staying cool and are drinking plenty of water. If you see someone on the street who may be having a severe reaction to the heat, please call 9-1-1. You can also call 2-1-1 to check the status of Livermore cooling centers.
For more information, call 925-373-5700, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., or visit www.LARPD.org.