The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging has activated its HEATLINE (215-765-9040) to advise callers of all ages about precautions they can take against the heat and places they can go to get cool.
On Wednesday, July 4 from 11 a.m. to midnight and on Thursday, July 5 from 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., the extreme-weather hot-line will be staffed with counselors who can provide information about recommended air-conditioned locations and year-round senior services.
HEATLINE #: 215-765-9040
This is the second time this year that the Heatline has been activated. Over the Memorial Day holiday, Heatline operators fielded a total of 1,326 calls.
The Heatline is a non-emergency service. People in need of emergency services should call 9-1-1.