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7 more cooling centers open for San Antonio, Bexar County residents due to high heat

SAN ANTONIO – With the heat index anticipated to attain more than 100 levels all through the week, the City of San Antonio and Bexar County have opened cooling centers to present reduction from the heat.

The cooling centers present residents a spot to cool off to assist forestall heat-related sicknesses, metropolis officers say.

The City of San Antonio has a number of cooling centers open and out there to the general public throughout regular business hours.

Those can click on here for a map and an inventory of the cooling centers.

Bexar County stated seven of its cooling centers opened on Monday. The centers shall be open day by day from noon-9 p.m. till Friday. They embody:

  • ESD 2 – 2096 Talley Road, San Antonio, TX

  • ESD 3 – 23103 Bulverde Road, San Antonio, TX

  • ESD 5 – 7120 East Sixth Street, Somerset, TX

  • ESD 8 – 20825 Babcock Road, San Antonio, TX

  • ESD 10 – 9100 South Loop 1604 East, San Antonio, TX

  • ESD 12 – 14229 FM 1346, Saint Hedwig, TX

  • Bexar County Fire Marshal’s Office – 9810 Southton Road, San Antonio, TX

And with record-high temperatures, the town needs to remind everybody that it’s important to bear in mind the danger of heat exhaustion and heat stroke if people are uncovered to high temperatures for prolonged intervals of time.

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Warning indicators of heat stroke embody purple pores and skin, nausea, vomiting, and weak pulse, in accordance to the town. It is crucial to drink loads of water to guarantee reduction and hydration.

Those touring with youngsters or pets shouldn’t depart them in autos. If you see a toddler or pet locked in a sizzling automobile, name 911 or San Antonio Animal Care Services at 210-207-4738.

VIA stated they’re providing free journeys to and from the cooling centers, so long as they continue to be open.

The Bexar County Fire Marshal reiterates that the county continues to be underneath a burn ban. With dry winds forecasted by means of the weekend, a easy spark can ignite a grassfire.

CPS Energy stated they’re additionally intently monitoring the anticipated high-power demand due to the high temperatures. According to the power company “folks can save power and money on their utility payments by following suggestions that may be discovered on the Energy Saving Tips webpage.

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While the anticipated high temperatures received’t have an effect on indoor water service, Stage 2 out of doors watering guidelines are in place due to Edwards Aquifer ranges. Watering outside through the week is allowed solely between 7 to 11 a.m. and 7 to 11 p.m. in your designated day, in accordance to the City of San Antonio.

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