– In response to the extreme high temperatures, a number of local
municipalities have announced the opening of cooling centers confirmed
Orange County Executive Edward A. Diana and Emergency Services
Commissioner Walter Koury. Orange County residents seeking relief from
the unseasonably high heat and humidity should access their local
cooling center or other public air conditioned locations.
City of Middletown
The Cooling Center located at the Middletown Senior Center, 62-70 Main St., Middletown
The Center is
scheduled to remain open through Friday, June 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Bottled water will be provided. For more information, contact Middletown
City Hall at 346-4100.
City of Newburgh
The City of Newburgh’s Cooling Center is located at the Activity Center, 401 Washington St., Newburgh. The center will be open 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. through Thursday, June 21. For more information, call 565-4843.
Baptist Church located at 2839 Route 94, Washingtonville, is open as a
Cooling Center through Thursday, June 21, until 6 p.m. Information is
available by calling the church office at 496-4372.
At this time, all
other municipalities are recommending that their residents access public
buildings, including libraries, senior centers, activity centers, and
town halls to seek relief from the heat.