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Posted on: June 23, 2021

[ARCHIVED] City of Issaquah Opens Cooling Center This Weekend

With forecasted record temperatures of over 100 degrees expected this weekend, the City of Issaquah is opening a cooling center at the Issaquah Community Center this coming Saturday, June 26, and Sunday, June 27, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Please spread the word to those who may need a cool place in the upcoming days. 

Address301 Rainier Blvd S, Issaquah, WA 98027

Phone(425) 837-3300

Hours: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm Saturday 6/26/21 – Sunday 06/27/21

Please stay safe and check on your neighbors, relatives and those vulnerable to extreme temperatures.   

To Reduce or Prevent the Onset of Heat Illnesses:

  1. Drink plenty of water – recommended amount is 1 cup per 15 minutes or 1 quart per hour.
  2. Know the signs/symptoms of heat-related illness (listed below); monitor yourself and co-workers.
  3. Block out direct sun or other heat sources.
  4. Use cooling fans/air conditioning, rest regularly.
  5. Wear lightweight, light colored, loose fitting clothes.
  6. Avoid alcohol, caffeinated drinks or heavy meals.

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