Fall River Mayor Paul Coogan has opened an emergency cooling center inside of Government Center as a heat advisory has been placed in effect until 8:00 p.m on Tuesday.
Between 10 a.m and 4:30 p.m today and tomorrow the cafeteria inside of Government Center will be made available to anyone in need to escaping the extreme weather and cooling down.
You are asked to use the 3rd Street entrance and complete a COVID-19 questionnaire. You will also be required to wear a face covering and adhere to social distancing requirements.
Due to high temperatures in Fall River, Mayor Coogan is reminding citizens to check in on family, friends and neighbors. Drink plenty of water, stay inside in a cool area and do not exert yourself if you have health conditions.
Anyone one questions can direct them to the Mayor’s Office at 508-324-2600.