Hackettstown to open cooling center on Monday and Tuesday due to rising temps
HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – The Hackettstown Senior Center, located at 293 Main Street, will be utilized as a cooling center on Monday, July 20 and Tuesday, July 21 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (hours and dates are subject to change if necessary) for any Town of Hackettstown resident that may lose power or doesn’t have an air conditioning unit, Hackettstown police said.
If any resident loses power, the Senior Center will also be a charging station for cell phones, computers, etc, police said.
Anyone that needs to utilize the building will be screened prior to entry and is required to wear a face covering, police said.
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory from Noon Sunday, July 19 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, July 20 for heat index values up to 104 degrees expected.