TWENTYNINE PALMS – With multiple planned maintenance power outages by Southern California Edison expected in Twentynine Palms the week of July 18-July 22, the Twentynine Palms Senior Center 6539 Adobe Rd in downtown Twentynine Palms will be open to the public as a cooling center. The center will open for residents and community members from 12:30 pm to 5 pm. Attendees will be required to wear masks at all times when in the cooling center.
Households that will be affected should have received notifications from Southern California Edison. If you did not receive a notice you can call SCE at 1-800-611-1911 xt 3 or go to https://www.sce.com/outage-center/check-outage-status for more information or to check status.
The center is located across the street from the Twentynine Palms Fire Dept. and next to the MBTA Transit Center. The Senior Center is climate controlled and equipped with a backup generator.
Water will be available however there is no food service. Please, NO PETS are allowed inside the building. For pets and animal information please contact Palms and Paws Animal Shelter at 760-367-0157.
For more information or assistance, residents can call the Senior Center at 760-361-1410 or 760-367-5780.
During hot weather, seniors, infants, young children, and people with chronic health conditions are most vulnerable to health problems and should take extra precautions. Residents should check on elderly family members, neighbors, and friends during extremely hot weather to make sure they are safe and comfortable.
Everyone is advised to drink plenty of fluids, wear lightweight, loose-fitting clothing, and pace themselves when outdoors. Limit outdoor activity to early morning or evening hours.
If you or someone you know is feeling ill from the heat, remove them from the heat immediately, offer water and seek medical help or call 911.
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