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The City of Pawtucket announced today that several sites will be available as warming centers to help cope with the extreme cold expected over the next few days.
local buildings will be open to the public during the times listed below:
· The Pawtucket
Police Department Headquarters lobby at 121 Roosevelt Avenue is available
24 hours-a-day, including Saturday and Sunday.
· The Pawtucket
Public Library at 13 Summer Street is available Monday through Thursday
from 9:00 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; and
the first Sunday of every month from 12:00 noon to 3:45 p.m.
· Leon Mathieu
Senior Center at 420 Main Street is available Monday through Friday from
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Blackstone Valley Visitor Center at 175 Main Street is available Monday
through Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
· Kennedy Manor
Community Room at 175 Broad Street is available Monday through Friday from
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
· St. Germain
Manor Community Room at 401 Mineral Spring Avenue is available Monday
through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
telephone numbers for police (727-9100) and fire (725-1424) are available for
people affected by the cold to call if they may need to arrange for
Seniors with heat-related concerns may also contact the staff at the Leon Mathieu Senior Center at 401-728-7582.
OTHER RHODE ISLAND COMMUNITIES
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) announces that due to forecasted extreme cold, communities will have warming centers open to the public for those who need to seek temporary shelter. If you do not see your community listed contact your local municipalities for more information. If you need additional assistance call 2-1-1.
Other Rhode Island cities/towns have posted their Warming Centers – they can be found, here: http://www.riema.ri.gov/warmingcenters/index.php
For more local information, check with your city/town City Hall, call 2-1-1, or 9-1-1 for a medical emergency.