Governor Ned Lamont is directing Connecticut’s extreme hot weather protocol to
be activated beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, and remaining in
effect through 8:00 p.m. on Friday, August 5, 2022. The purpose of the protocol is to
ensure that the most vulnerable populations receive protection from the hot
conditions. While enacted, a system is set up for state agencies, municipalities, and
other partners to coordinate with United Way 2-1-1 to make sure that information
regarding cooling centers is available statewide, providing a location to get some
relief from the hot conditions.

The following Westport locations have been designated as cooling centers,
please note the hours of operation below: 
Center for Senior Activities : 21 Imperial Ave  
Mon- Fri 8:30am-4:30pm  
Westport Museum for History and Culture: 25 Avery Place  
Tues-Sun 11am-5pm/Thurs 11am-7pm 
Westport/Weston Family Y: 14 Alan Raymond Lane  
Mon-Sun 10am-6pm 
Longshore Pool : Longshore Club Park, off S. Compo 
Mon – Fri 12:30pm–8pm

This press release was made possible by:

Stephen Krauchick

By Stephen Krauchick

DoingItLocal is run by Steve Krauchick. Steve has always had interest with breaking news even as an early teen, opting to listen to the Watergate hearings instead of top 40 on the radio. His interest in news spread to become the communities breaking news leader in Connecticut’s Fairfield County. He strongly believes that the public has right to know what is happening in their backyard and that government needs to be transparent. Steve also likes promoting local businesses.

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