Seven ways Dallas residents can Beat the Heat

Seven ways Dallas residents can Beat the Heat

As temperatures continue to rise during the summer months, it is important to remember to keep cool. The City of Dallas’ Office of Emergency Management has a few tips to beat the heat and keep you safe:

1 – Visit City of Dallas Beat the Heat Centers:

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center
2922 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday

West Dallas Multipurpose Center
2828 Fish Trap Road
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday

Click here to learn more about Beat The Heat Centers.

2 – Avoid drinking coffee and sodas
3 – Keep the lights off and use shades to block the sunlight in your windows at home or work
4 – Limit your time outside and wear loose fitting clothing when outdoors
5 – Make sure the air conditioner is running
6 – Check on elderly neighbors and family
7 – Visit the Salvation Army’s cooling centers:

Carr P. Collins Social Services Center
(Parkland Hospital Area)
5302 Harry Hines Blvd.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Open every day

Dallas Temple (Love Field Area)
6500 Harry Hines Blvd.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Oak Cliff
1617 W. Jefferson
Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Cedar Crest (East Oak Cliff)
1007 Hutchins Road
Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Pleasant Grove (Balch Springs Area)
8341 Elam Road
Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Monday – Friday

 

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