City of Hopewell Opens Cooling Stations

July 20, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: Friday, July 19, 2019
Contact: Herbert Bragg
PH: (804) 541-2270
Email:hbragg@hopewellva.gov
www.hopewellva.gov

City of Hopewell Opens Cooling Stations  

Hopewell, VA.  With high temperatures in the forecast this week, the City of Hopewell will open Cooling Stations beginning Saturday, July 20, 2019  at the Appomattox Regional Library located at 209 E. Cawson Street from 9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Residents may visit and take advantage of air conditioning and a place to sit down and  or recharge your electronic devices. Food will not be provided. Pets, with the exception service animals, are not allowed.

All residents should take measures to stay hydrated and avoid prolonged exposure to the heat during the day.  Drink plenty of  hydrated fluids (2-4 glasses each hour) to replace salt and minerals lost from sweating when working or exercising outside. For general inquiries, please call (804) 458-6329.

On Sunday, July 21st 2019 the City will open a Cooling Station at the Hopewell Community Center located at 100 W. City Point Road, Hopewell, Virginia from 9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.  For general inquiries, please call (804) 541-2304.

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