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PG&E to provide Grants to fund the operation of Cooling Centers

Posted at 2:35 PM, Jun 15, 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Even during these difficult times of COVID-19, summer is coming, fast, cooling centers still provide a positive impact for those you need it.

PG&E has, in past years given grants to fund cooling centers.

This year, they plan to do the same thing.

"Cooling centers are a critical resource for customers during the summer months, particularly those among the at-risk populations, like seniors. Safety precautions are being implemented to further protect visitors including enhanced cleaning and disinfecting amid the coronavirus pandemic," said Laurie Giammona, PG&E senior vice president and chief customer officer.

The grants can be used to purchase PPE as well as hand sanitizer and masks to enhance safety at the centers, among other items.

Visitors and staff at the cooling centers are encouraged or required to wear face coverings, practice social distancing, and conduct a health screening before entering.

For more information please contact PG&E for tips to stay safe and cool.