BALTIMORE - It wouldn't be summer in Baltimore without the heat and humidity.
But thankfully the city is prepared.
The Mayor and other city officials met up at one of the city's 11 cooling centers this morning, after announcing today is the first code red heat alert day of the year.
Each of the cooling centers is now open, and they all have cool air and free water.
People living in the city can call 311 anytime to find the closest cooling center, or to report a concern about a neighbor because of the heat.
A list of the cooling centers and where you can find them is below.
The Community Action Program will operate five centers around the city. These centers will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.:
The Health Department’s Office of Aging and CARE Services will operate six additional cooling centers. These centers will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.:
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