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UPDATE: Cooling Centers In South Jersey


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Check out the following locations for water, ice and shelter:

From Linda Gilmore, Public Information Officer for Atlantic County:

Water and ice will continue to be distributed to Atlantic County residents who remain without power following the weekend’s storm, 8 AM to 8 PM at the Hamilton Mall in Mays Landing. One 40-lb bag of ice and one case (24 bottles) of water per car.

Three cooling stations remain open 24 hours a day until further notice: Dorothy Fire Hall, Northfield City Hall, and Margate Terrace (610 N. Fredericksburg Avenue, Margate).

Residents should continue to report damages to local emergency management offices. Contact numbers in phone book and online at and

Residents may also seek relief from heat at county library branches. All open with the exception of Mays Landing, Egg Harbor Township and Ventnor (no a/c).

**Home delivered meal service and county senior services are operating today as well as dialysis transportation and nutrition transportation.

County office building in Atlantic City and Civil Court House continue to experience phone interruptions but are open for business.




Absecon (St Elizabeth Ann Seton) – open until 6pm

Richland Fire (BVT) – 9am – 6pm

Collings Lake (BVT) – 9am – 6pm

BVT City Hall – 9am – 6pm

EHT (Alder Ave School) – Noon – 8pm

Linwood City Hall – open until 5pm

Margate (Martin Bloom Center @ Huntington & beach) – 8am – 5pm

Mullica Twp Town Hall – 8am – 4:30pm

Pleasantville (140 N. Main St. highrise) – 8am – 5pm

Somers Point City Hall – 8am – 4pm

Dorothy Fire House (food and water) – open 24 hours

Galloway Township Middle School

100 Reeds Road, Galloway Twp.

Brigantine Community Center, 9 AM to 5 PM

source: Atlantic County

A full service shelter has been established at the Walllace School in Vineland for anyone in those affected areas

American Red Cross has also set up cooling stati0ns at the following locations:

Malaga Fire Company; Pittsgrove Municipal Building–both providing ice, water, snacks

We will continue to keep you posted with the latest on power restoration in South Jersey, as well as more areas to keep you from the heat.

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