Extreme heat emergency

County opens cooling centers. Urges caution during this severe weather period. Visit mypgc.us/StayCool for more information

Tips to Beat the Heat

Hot Weather Tips

  • If you experience a medical emergency, dial 911 or visit a local emergency room. Be prepared.
  • Stay informed about the weather, and prepare to care for yourself and your family when serious conditions are expected.
  • If necessary, stay out of the heat by going to a cooling center or any place with air conditioning.

How to Stay Cool at Home

  • Check on relatives and friends, especially the elderly
  • Increase time spent in air-conditioned environments like libraries, malls, and movie theatres
  • Eat smaller meals, more often
  • Take cool baths
  • Make sure pets have access to water and shade