An Excessive Heat Warning will be in effect in Bucks County from 10 a.m. through Saturday.
With temperatures forecast into the 90s and heat indexes expected to exceed 100 degrees, cooling centers in Upper, Central and Lower Bucks will be open Thursday, Friday and Saturday to seniors and people experiencing homelessness who are seeking refuge from the heat.
The following locations will operate from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. as cooling centers for seniors and people experiencing homelessness:
Bensalem Senior Citizens Association1850 Byberry RoadBensalem, PA 19020215-638-7720
Bristol Township Senior Center2501 Bath RoadBristol Township, PA 19007215-785-6322
Riegelsville Borough Hall615 Easton RoadRiegelsville, PA 18077610-749-2726
Morrisville Senior Service Center31 E. Cleveland AvenueMorrisville, PA 19067215-295-0567
YMCA of Bucks County– Warminster Branch 624 York RoadWarminster, PA 18974267-387-9622
Bristol Borough Senior Center301 Wood StreetBristol, PA 19007215-788-9238
Senior centers throughout Bucks County also are open and available daily to residents 55 and over. Check with your local senior center for hours of operation and details.
The county issues an Excessive Heat Warning when the National Weather Service forecasts daytime temperatures will reach 95 degrees by 11 a.m. on two or more consecutive days, or when heat indexes will reach 100 degrees on any given day.
Municipalities or nonprofit agencies interested in participating in this program in the future should contact Bucks County Emergency Services at 215-340-8700.
Media Contact: James O’Malley, 215-348-6414, [email protected]