Heat alert issued for Camden County

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The Office of the Camden County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert for Camden County for today, July 15 through Friday, July 19 effective noon to 8 p.m. each day.  

“When the Camden County Health Officer issues a Heat Alert, municipalities are notified that it would be appropriate to open municipal cooling centers to the public.  Each municipality in Camden County has identified and is responsible for activating its own municipal cooling center,” said Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez, liaison to the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services.

The heat is being felt throughout New Jersey. The National Weather Service forecasts calls for heat index temperatures to be near 100 degrees for many parts of South Jersey. The forecast for Camden County calls for clear skies with highs in the mid 90s today. The heat index could make it feel like 102 degrees.

LOCATIONS IDENTIFIED AS COOLING CENTERS IN CAMDEN COUNTY(Please check with your municipality for hours of operation)

AUDUBON BOROUGHSenior Center, Oakland Avenue & Oak Street (Next to the Library)

AUDUBON PARK BOROUGHMunicipal Hall, 20 Road C

BARRINGTON BOROUGHSenior Center, 229 Trenton Avenue

BELLMAWR BOROUGHBellmawr Community Center, 29 E. Browning Rd

BERLIN BOROUGHBerlin Inter-Community Ambulance, 8 Park Avenue

BROOKLAWN BOROUGHCommunity Center, Railroad Avenue

CAMDEN CITYCramer Hill Community Center, Reeves AvenueMalandra Hall, New Jersey & Merrimac RoadIsabel Miller Community Center, 8th & Carl Miller BlvdNorth Camden Community Center, 6th & ErieMartin Luther King Community Center, 1151 Haddon AveMorgan Village Community Center, Morgan BlvdBroadway Community Center, 713 Broadway

CHERRY HILL TOWNSHIPPublic Library, Kings HighwayCommunity Center, 820 Mercer StreetCherry Hill Mall, Haddonfield Road

CLEMENTON BOROUGHClementon Library, 101 Gibbsboro Road

COLLINGSWOOD BOROUGHLibrary, 771 Haddon AveSenior Center, 30 Collings AveBorough Hall, 678 Haddon AveFire House, 20 W. Collings Ave

GIBBSBORO BOROUGHBorough Hall, 49 Kirkwood RoadSenior Center, Rt. 561 (Behind Ice Arena)

GLOUCESTER CITYGloucester City Fire Dept., 1 N. King Street

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIPHider Lane Senior Center, between Little Gloucester Road & Chews Landing RoadMunicipal Building, Chews Landing Road

HADDON HEIGHTS BOROUGHBorough Hall, 625 Station AveHaddon Heights Library, Station Ave

HADDON TOWNSHIPCamden County Library, MacArthur BlvdFather & Son Hall, Ormond Avenue

HADDONFIELD BOROUGHMabel Kay House, 24 Walnut Street (next to the Acme parking lot)

HI NELLA BOROUGHBorough Hall, 200 Wykagyl Road

LAUREL SPRINGS BOROUGHBorough Hall, 135 Broadway

LAWNSIDE BOROUGHBorough Hall, 4 East Douglas AveWayne Bryant Community Center, 323 E. Charleston Ave

LINDENWOLD BOROUGHLindenwold Community Bldg., White Horse Pike

MAGNOLIA BOROUGHBorough Hall, 438 W. Evesham Road

MERCHANTVILLE BOROUGHCommunity Center, Somerset & Greenleigh Court

MOUNT EPRHAIM BOROUGHBorough Hall Court Room, 121 S. Black Horse Pike

OAKLYN BOROUGHOaklyn Library, Manheim & Newton AveCourthouse, 20 W. Clinton Ave

PENNSAUKEN BOROUGHPennsauken Library, Route 130 and Merchantville Ave

PINE HILL BOROUGHPine Hill Senior Citizens Center, 131 E. 12th AvePine Hill Recreation Center, 45 West 7th Ave

RUNNEMEDE BOROUGHRunnemede Fire Hall, 26 East 2nd AveRunnemede Senior Center, 3rd Ave and Irish Hill Road

SOMERDALE BOROUGHSomerdale Borough Hall, 105 Kennedy Blvd

STRATFORD BOROUGHStratford Borough Hall, 307 Union Ave

VOORHEES TOWNSHIPEchelon Mall, Laurel RoadVoorhees Community Center (behind the police station)

WATERFORD TOWNSHIPSenior Citizen Community Center, East Atlantic AveWaterford Township Borough Hall, 2131 Auburn Ave

WINSLOW TOWNSHIPWinslow Township Municipal Building, 125 South Route 73, Braddock

WOODLYNNE BOROUGHWoodlynne Municipal Building, 200 Cooper Ave

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