EXTREME HEAT UPDATES

High heat and poor air quality can create hazardous conditions with the potential for health-related issues. All are urged to take precautions to prevent heat stress. All residents, especially the elderly, disabled people, pregnant women and children under the age of two are encouraged to stay indoors or take advantage of the cooling facilities and all available City resources.

Any power outages should be reported to PSE&G by phone @ 1-800-436-PSEG (7734) or text "OUT" to 4PSEG (47734)
Register your phone first by texting "REG" to 4PSEG.

Please be reminded to check on neighbors who may need assistance during this heatwave and limit outdoor time for pets.

Take Advantage of City Resources to Keep Cool During Excessive Heat: Use cooling centers, municipal pools and libraries as a resource.

 

COOLING CENTERS

Mary McLeod Bethune Community Center, 140 Martin Luther King Drive
The Bethune Center automatically keeps a cooling/heating room available whenever the temperature rises above 90 degrees or falls below 20 degrees.
During these extreme conditions, the cooling room is available from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday – Friday, and Saturday 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Garden State Episcopal CDC
, 514 Newark Ave

For homeless individuals, Jersey City is partnering with the Garden State Episcopal CDC, to provide cool shelter.

Residents can also utilize all 10 of Jersey City’s Free Public Library locations on weekdays and Saturdays.
For a full listing of library locations and hours, please visit jclibrary.org/library-locations.

POOLS AND SPRINKLERS

Jersey City’s 11 public pools and 15 water sprinklers locations in parks citywide are all open to the public. Please use extreme caution when planning your day outdoors in extreme heat. Do not be exposed to direct sunlight too long, take breaks in shade and indoors. Bring plenty of water, wear sunscreen and a hat.

For more information on the risks of extreme heat, visit the website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at https://www.cdc.gov/features/extremeheat/index.html

CLICK HERE for a full schedule of pool and sprinkler locations.

COUNTY-RUN COOLING CENTERS

Hudson County Wellness Center (124 Claremont Ave)

St. Lucy’s Shelter (619 Grove Street)

GSECDC Hudson CASA Drop-in Center (514 Newark Ave)

For a full list of cooling centers in Hudson County, please visit https://www.nj211.org/nj-cooling-centers.


All residents, especially the elderly, disabled people, pregnant women and children under the age of two are encouraged to stay indoors or take advantage of the cooling facilities if necessary.

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