Area cities have set up cooling stations due to extreme temperatures.


Residents can get out of the heat and get water to help them cool off today and Saturday, June 30 at Social Services on High Street, the lobby of City Hall on Crawford Street, several libraries and Senior Station on Clifford Street.

Friday, June 29 ONLY:
Social Services, 1701 High Street: 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
City Hall Lobby, 801 Crawford Street: 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Senior Station, 3500 Clifford Street: 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Friday and Saturday:
Churchland Library, 4934 High Street West: 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Main Library, 601 Court Street: 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Saturday, June 30 ONLY:
Cradock Library, 28 Prospect Parkway: 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Manor Library, 1401 Elmhurst Lane 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.



West Hampton Community Center, 1638 Briarfield Road Noon until 9 p.m.


Northampton Community Center, 1435 Todds Lane 11 a.m. until 8 p.m.



Main Gloucester Library, 6920 Main Street

Located in the Main Street Shopping Center by the county Court House

Closes at 7 p.m.


Those needing help with cooling costs can call 664-6035 or download an application here. Applications will be accepted through August 15 as part of Virginia's Department of Social Services' Energy Assistance Program.


All Chesapeake public libraries can be used as cooling sites. The central library is at 298 Cedar Road. Click here for a list of locations.

The hours are: Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., and Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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