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.
Address: 301 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
Other cities and organizations have also set up cooling centers. Visit King County Emergency Management's website to view regional options.
Please stay safe and check on your neighbors, relatives and those vulnerable to extreme temperatures.
To Reduce or Prevent the Onset of Heat Illnesses:
- Drink plenty of water – recommended amount is 1 cup per 15 minutes or 1 quart per hour.
- Know the signs/symptoms of heat-related illness (listed below); monitor yourself and co-workers.
- Block out direct sun or other heat sources.
- Use cooling fans/air conditioning, rest regularly.
- Wear lightweight, light colored, loose fitting clothes.
- Avoid alcohol, caffeinated drinks or heavy meals.