324040 4489 49 Stay Cool in The Heat

With temperatures continuing to hover in the mid to upper 90’s we wanted to give you some tips on how to stay safe and cool

You know they don’t call it HOTLANTA for nothing! Temperatures and humidity have both been high for several days which creates a dangerous situation especially if you are elderly, pregnant, very young or low income.

Heat Wave 794677 Stay Cool in The Heat

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has ordered three cooling centers to open to help provide relief from the heat. The centers are located at

1. Dunbar: 477 Windsor Street SW, Atlanta, GA 30312
2. Georgia Hill: 250 Georgia Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30312
3. John C. Birdine: 215 Lakewood Way SW, Atlanta, GA 30315
In Fulton County Dr. Patrice Harris tells us they have cooling centers available for seniors too.
There are 19 centers in Fulton County officials advise seniors to bring a snack if they plan to spend the day out of the heat.

Seniors who go to the centers for the day are advised to bring a sack lunch with them.

Auburn Neighborhood Senior Center
300 Edgewood Avenue
Atlantamag glass 10x10 Stay Cool in The Heat, GA 30303
Phone: 404-224-3140

Bethlehem Neighborhood Senior Center
87 Thayer Street
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-577-6017

Cosby Spear Senior Center
355 North Avenue NE
Atlanta GA 30308
Phone: 404-876-4031

Camp Truitt Neighborhood Senior Center
4320 Hershel Road
College Park GA 30337
Phone: 404-762-4802

Crabapple Senior Center
Crabapple Government Center
12624 Broadwell Rd.
Alpharetta, GA. 30004
Phone: 770-751-9397

Dogwood Neighborhood Senior Center
1953 Bankhead Highway
Atlanta, GA 30318
Phone: 404-792-4964

Fairburn Neighborhood Senior Center
109 Milo Fisher Street
Fairburn, GA 30213
Phone: 770-306-1555

Hapeville Neighborhood Senior Center
527 Kings Arnold Street
Hapeville GA 30354
Phone: 404-762-3696

New Horizons Neighborhood Senior Center
745 Orr Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30314
Phone: 404-730-7100

Northside Shepherd Neighborhood Senior Center
1705 Commerce Drive
Atlanta, GA 30318
Phone: 404-875-0509

Palmetto Neighborhood Senior Center
510 Turner Street
Palmetto, GA 30268
Phone: 770-463-4990

Roswellmag glass 10x10 Stay Cool in The Heat Neighborhood Senior Center
1250 Warsaw Road
Roswell, GA 30075
Phone: 770-640-1583

Sandy Springs Neighborhood Senior Center
6500 Vernon Woods Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30328
Phone: 404-705-4901

St. Paul Neighborhood Senior Center
501 Grant Street
Atlanta, GA 30315
Phone: 404-688-7501

Southeast Neighborhood Senior Center
1650 New Town Circle
Atlanta, GA 30324
Phone: 404-624-0641

Dorothy C. Benson Senior Multipurpose Facility
6500 Vernon Woods Drive
Atlanta, GA 30328
Phone: 404-705-4900

Harriett G. Darnell Senior Multipurpose Facility
677 Fairburn Rd. NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
Phone: 404-699-8580

Helene S. Mills Senior Multipurpose Facility
515 John Wesley Dobbs Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30312
Phone: 404-523-3353

H.J.C. Bowden Senior Multipurpose Facility
2885 Church Street
East Point, GA 30344
Phone: 404-762-4821

Health officials encourage everyone to look out for elderly and disabled people who may not be able to get out of the heat and into a cooling center.


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