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List of Cooling Centers Open on Delmarva

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DELMARVA - With temperatures surpassing the 90's these next several days, many cooling centers have opened or will be opening across Delmarva. Below is the current list of available cooling centers:

Somerset County, Md.:

Princess Anne Library 
11767 Beechwood St. 
Princess Anne, MD 21853
10 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday

Crisfield Library
100 Collins St.
Crisfield, MD 21817
10 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday

Somerset Senior Services Center (MAC Center) 
8928 Sign Post Road
Westover, MD 21871
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Woodrow Wilson Community Center
119 South 7th St. 
Crisfield, MD 21817
8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Somerset County officials suggest residents bring their own food, beverages and medications to the cooling centers. Pets are not allowed.

Sussex County, Del.:

County Admin Building
2 The Circle
Georgetown, DE 

Greenwood Library
100 Mill Street
Greenwood, DE

Milton Library
121 Union Street
Milton, DE

South Coastal Library
43 Kent Ave.
Bethany Beach, DE

The four aforementioned locations are always available as cooling stations in the summer during their regular business hours. Sussex County paramedics will make routine stops at these locations, as time permits, to answer any heat-related questions and/or concerns. Also, free, individual servings of bottled water will be available at the County Administration Building ONLY to help the public cool off from the heat. When visiting a relief station, bring any medications and/or specialty items that you need. 

County officials urge residents and visitors to limit time outside, particularly from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., the hottest part of the day. If you must be outside officials are advising frequent breaks, and to drink plenty of water. 

For more information, call the EOC at 302-855-7801 or Sussex County EMS at 302-854-5050.

Wicomico County, Md.

Wicomico Youth & Civic Center 
500 Glen Ave. 
Salisbury, MD 21804
This cooling center will be open Friday, July 19- Monday, July 22, from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. in the civic center's DaNang Room. No pets will be permitted. Residents will need to bring their own food, beverages, and medications.

MAC Senior Center
909 Progress Circle, Suite 200 
Salisbury, MD 21804. 
This cooling center will be opened on Friday, July 19 and Monday, July 22, during regular business hours of 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. The MAC Senior Center will also open Saturday, July 20 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. only for individuals over the age of 50 who need shelter from the extreme heat. Residents do not need to be affiliated with the MAC Center.

Anyone needing free transportation to the civic center enter or the MAC Senior Center should call Shore Transit at 443-260-2300 (select “dispatch” option).

Worcester County, Md.

Libraries - all five Worcester County branch libraries will be open Friday and Saturday. Friday all branches will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday the Berlin branch will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Ocean City branch will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Ocean Pines branch will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the Pocomoke and Snow Hill branches will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information and additional operating hours, contact library officials at 410-632-2600 or visit

Worcester County Recreation Center in Snow Hill - Will be open Friday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and will be open and offering special programs for families with children Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. In addition, residents are invited to walk on the four-lane competitive track or simply relax on the retractable bleachers. For more information and additional operating hours, call Recreation and Parks at 410-632-2144.

Commission on Aging - the Charles and Martha Fulton Senior Center in Snow Hill will be open Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The senior centers in Berlin, Pocomoke, and Ocean City are open Monday – Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for senior citizens who may need shelter from the heat. Commission on Aging staff can be reached at 410-632-1277.

Editor's note: If your county is not already on the above list, contact your local health department to find out if there are cooling stations in your area. 

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