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    Cooling Centers

    COOL PLACES – Agencies and businesses in Kings County that open to the public during regular business hours. Participating businesses in Kings County include the list below. Please call ahead before your visit to the sites to confirm availability of space and operating hours.


    Armona Branch Library 233 E. Kings Street 559-583-5005

    Armona Senior Center 10953 14th Avenue 559-852-4615

    Avenal Police Department 317 Alpine Street 559-386-4444 Corcoran Branch Library 1001-A Chittenden Ave 559-992-3314 Corcoran Depot 1099 Otis Avenue 559-992-2177

    Recreation Association of Corcoran 900 Dairy Avenue 559-992-5171

    Hanford Branch Library 401 N. Douty Street 559-582-0261

    Hanford Kings Gospel Mission 801 West 7th Street 559 415-6700 Lemoore Branch Library 457 C Street 559-924-2188

    Stratford Branch Library 20300 Main Street 559-947-3003

    *If you are a business or public agency prepared to open your site as a cool “place” in Kings County, please reach out to the Kings County Office of Emergency Services at (559) 852-2883. COOL CENTERS – facilities administered by each city in response to the National Weather Service forecast predicting temperatures at 105 degrees Fahrenheit or higher for two consecutive days and does not drop below 80 degrees F at night. Activation of center and hours of operation are determined by each city and may vary depending on its weather forecast.

    Please contact in advance to determine hours of operation. CITY FACILITY NAME ADDRESS PHONE NUMBER

    City of Avenal Avenal Theater 233 E. Kings Street 559-386-5766

    City of Hanford Longfield Center 560 S. Douty Street 559-585-2525 City of Lemoore Recreation Center 721 W. Cinnamon Dr. 559-924-6767

    City of Corcoran Recreation Center 900 Dairy Avenue. 559-992-5171

    *If you need transportation to a cool center during activation, KART may be able to assist with a ride to a designated location, with a 24 hour notice (except Sundays). Specific route times will be designated per event based on demand. Call (559) 584-0101 for additional information.

    This list gets updated regularly. For the most current list please find it online at www.countyofkings.com/oe

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