In light of the prevailing heatwave, I have compiled a comprehensive list of resources and information to assist you in addressing heat-related concerns:
- California’s Heat Ready Program – Statewide resource guide: website: HeatReadyCA.com One of the nation’s first statewide multi-lingual awareness and education campaigns designed to keep Californians safe during extreme heat. It focuses on heat-sensitive groups at highest risk, including those 65 years of age or older, workers, and individuals with chronic illness, disabilities or who are pregnant.
- Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) – Hot Weather Tips: Website: https://www.caregiver.org/resource/hot-weather-tips/ The FCA provides valuable insights into the impact of extreme heat on health and offers essential tips for prevention, early recognition of symptoms, and appropriate care.
- Listos – Summer of Safety Resources: Website: Listos California Summer of Safety . Listos offers an array of resources, tailored to meet the needs of diverse communities, to ensure preparedness and safety during the summer months.
Cooling Centers for Kern, Inyo, and Mono Counties:
As temperatures continue to soar, cooling centers play a critical role as refuges for individuals seeking respite from the scorching heat. Please find below the link for information regarding cooling centers for Kern and the information for cooling centers in Inyo and Mono counties:
- Kern County:
- Inyo County:
- Bishop Community Center: 600 N Main St, Bishop, CA 93514
- Lone Pine Community Center: 100 S Whitney Portal Rd, Lone Pine, CA 93545
- Independence Community Center: 450 S Main St, Independence, CA 93526
- Big Pine Community Center: 250 W Line St, Big Pine, CA 93513
- Olancha Community Center: 100 E Main St, Olancha, CA 93564
- Mono County:
- Crowley Lake Community Center: 3850 Crowley Lake Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
- Lee Vining Community Center: 644 S Main St, Lee Vining, CA 93545
- Mono County Civic Center: 100 S Main St, Bridgeport, CA 93517
- Walker Community Center: 4950 W Line St, Walker, CA 93553