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Dauphin County offers heat relief for seniors in need - abc27 WHTM

Dauphin County offers heat relief for seniors in need

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) -

Air conditioning units and fans will be available to Dauphin County residents in need and age 60 and over during the extreme heat predicted this week.

Temperatures near 90 degrees and high humidity are expected on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Residents must call the Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging at 717-780-6130 to request a fan or air conditioner or to obtain other assistance, such as transportation to an air-conditioned place.

Senior citizens may also seek refuge from the high temperatures at the following area senior centers:

- Bistline Senior Center, 1291 S. 28th Street, Harrisburg, Monday - Friday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

- B’Nai B’rith Senior Center, 130 Third Street, Harrisburg, Monday - Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

- East Hanover Senior Center, 8848 Jonestown Rd., Grantville, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

- Edgemont Senior Center, 2400 Oxford Avenue, Harrisburg, Monday - Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

- Friendship Senior Center, 5000 Commons Drive, Harrisburg, Monday - Friday, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

- Heinz-Menaker Senior Center, 1824 North 4th Street, Harrisburg, Monday - Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

- Hoy Senior Center, 301 Mohn Street, Steelton, Monday - Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

- Jewish Community Center, 3301 North Front Street, Harrisburg, Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

- Lick Towers Senior Center, 1301 North 6th Street, Harrisburg, Monday - Friday, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

- Lykens Senior Center, 200 West Main Street, Harrisburg, Monday - Friday, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

- Millersburg Senior Center, 109 Edward Drive, Millersburg, Monday - Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

- Mohler Senior Center, 25 Hope Drive, Hershey, Monday - Friday, from 8 am. to 4 p.m.

- Rutherford House Center, 3300 Parkview Lane, Harrisburg, Monday - Friday, from 8 am. to 4 p.m.

Dauphin County Commissioners urged people to check on aging family members, friends and neighbors who live alone or are homebound to make sure they aren’t suffering from the heat and have a working air conditioning.


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