Code Red Heat Alert posted for Weds., Thurs.
Baltimore's Health Department has declared Wednesday and Thursday - June 8 and 9 - Code Red Heat Alert days in the city.
That means the city will open 11 cooling centers to help residents without access to air conditioning a chance to cool off and rehydrate.
The Community Action Program will operate five centers around the city. These centers will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday:
Northern Community Action Center -- 5225 York RoadSouthern Community Action Center -- 606 Cherry Hill Road (inside the shopping center 2nd floor)
Northwest Community Action Center -- 3939 Reisterstown Road
Southeastern Community Action Center -- 3411 Bank Street
Eastern Community Action Center – 1400 E. Federal Street
The Health Department’s Office of Aging and CARE Services will operate six additional cooling centers. These centers will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday:
Waxter Center -- 1000 Cathedral Street
Oliver Center -- 1700 Gay Street
Sandtown-Winchester Center -- 1601 Baker Street
Hatton Center -- 2825 Fait Avenue
John Booth -- 229 1/2 S. Eaton Street
Zeta Center -- 4501 Reisterstown Road