Extreme Hot Weather – Click for information and cooling centers

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In addition to our primary role connecting Connecticut residents to the help they need, 2-1-1 is involved in local disaster planning, response and recovery. 2-1-1 is a simple, easily remembered telephone number set aside by the Federal Communications Commission for the public’s use in accessing community services 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week.

Here are the links to state and federal disaster information & resources available to Connecticut residents regarding this current heat wave. We will be adding and/or deleting information as we receive updates.

Municipalities: To have your Cooling Center information added here or any changes made to current listings, please send your information to: info@ctunitedway.org

If a city/town has opened a designated cooling center, we will list the site location and hours below.  If we do not have any listings available, please note that city/town libraries, senior centers and other public locations are good places to cool off.

For the full statewide list of cooling centers click HERE.

Once the results populate, you can enter your zip code or a city/town, and hit Enter to narrow the results.

For a statewide list of Swimming Facilities, click HERE.

If you have experienced a Power Outage and need to contact your utility provider, click HERE.

Air Quality Issues: Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Pollution (DEEP)

State of Connecticut Department’s providing information on tips and precautions to take during summer heat waves:

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