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Cooling Centers in Kern County open Monday

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Posted at 3:07 PM, Jun 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-08 17:10:01-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Temperatures have seen their share of days of ups and downs the past couple of weeks.

The cooling station season begins Monday, which means they'll be allowed to open when temperatures reach the required level.

In the San Joaquin Valley and Kern River Valley, temperatures will need to be at least 105 degrees. In the mountains, temperatures must reach 95 degrees. And in the desert, it must be at least 108 degrees.

Cooling Centers confirmed as of this date include:

SAN JOAQUIN AND KERN RIVER VALLEY CENTERS

  • Arvin Community Center, 800 Walnut Drive
  • East Bakersfield Veterans Building, 2101 Ridge Road
  • The Mission at Kern County, 816 E. 21st Street
  • Rasmussen Senior Center, 115 E Roberts Lane
  • Kern River Valley Senior Center, 6405 Lake Isabella Boulevard
  • Gusher Hall, 271 California Street
  • McFarland Veterans Center, 103 W Sherwood Avenue
  • Walker Senior Center, 505 Sunset Avenue
  • Taft Veterans Building, 213 Taylor Street

MOUNTAIN CENTER

  • Frazier Park Recreation Building, 3801 Park Drive

DESERT CENTERS

  • Hummel Community Building, 2500 20th Street

Cooling center have adopted safety modificatins to deter the spred of COVID-19, such as requiring face covering, visitors being screened, and mandatory practice of social distancing.