The Town of Brookline Emergency Management Team would like to remind residents of safety precautions relating to the ongoing heat advisory.
According to the National Weather Service, a heat advisory is expected to continue through Sunday, with temperatures forecast to be in the high 90s and possibly reaching over 100 degrees.
Cooling stations will be available this weekend for residents looking for respite from the heat.
Saturday, July 23, 2022,at the Coolidge Corner Library, 31 Pleasant Street, from 10:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. Sunday, July 24, 2022, the Brookline Senior Center, 93 Winchester Street, from noon to 05:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, at the Old Lincoln School, 194 Boylston Street, from noon to 05:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, the Community Room at the Public Safety Building, 350 Washington Street, open 24 hours each day Additionally, the Evelyn Kirrane Aquatic Center, 60 Tappan Street, will be open Saturday. Residents can access water play areas in parks and playgrounds throughout Brookline between dawn and dusk.
“We encourage residents to check in on their at-risk neighbors and family, and to utilize their air conditioning systems this weekend due to the severity of the heat,” said Director of Public Health and Human Services Sigalle Reiss. “I would like to thank members of the School Department and the Brookline Council on Aging for opening their buildings this weekend for residents who are looking for shelter from the heat.”
The Town of Brookline would like to emphasize the dangers of overheating and encourage residents to know the signs of heat-related illnesses. Residents should remain vigilant and take the necessary precautions when participating in outdoor activities, including staying hydrated.