Sacramento

Heatwave arrives in Sacramento

Sacramento, Calif. – Summer heat is on in full force and cooling centers throughout Sacramento County have been activated. All community members are welcome. Residents are encouraged to call 2-1-1 or visit 211sacramento.org before accessing a cooling center for the most up to date information on locations, days and operating hours. Residents are also encouraged to access existing cooling spaces such as libraries and community centers around the county.

Where allowed, pets must be on a leash or contained in an animal carrier at all times.

Sacramento Regional Transit (SacRT) will be providing vouchers for free rides to and from the cooling centers for this event. Riders can Ride Free with the Flyer provided by RT  by printing the flyer or showing it on a digital device.  Free rides are good for two hours before and after cooling center hours. 

North A Emergency Shelter – Please note this location has very limited capacity for pets

  • 1400 North A Street, Sacramento 1 p.m. – 10 p.m. 7/1 – 7/7
  • Can accommodate up to 45 guests​

Outreach and Engagement Center

  • 3615 Auburn Blvd: 10 a.m. 7/1  through  8 a.m. 7/8

Sam and Bonnie Pannell Center

  • 2450 Meadowview Rd: 8 a.m. –  8 p.m. 7/1 – 7/5 (closed 7/4)


Citrus Heights Police Department – Lobby

  • 6315 Fountain Square Drive, Citrus Heights, CA 95621: Lobby will be open until 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. 7/2  –  7/5 no pets


Rancho Cordova City Hall

  • 2729 Prospect Park Drive Rancho Cordova 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. 7/1 – 7/5 (closed 7/4) – no pets


Elk Grove Wackford Community Center

  • 9014 Bruceville Road, Elk Grove 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. 7/1 – 7/5

Galt Police Station Lobby

  • ​455 Industrial Drive. Galt 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. 7/1 – 7/5 

Folsom Police Station Lobby

  • 46 Natoma Street, Folsom 12 – 7 p.m. 7/1 – 7/5 (closed 7/4) – no pets

County Service Center

  • ​3331 Peacekeeper Way, McCleallan, CA 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. 7/2-7/6​
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