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San Antonio opens cooling centers to cope with hot temperatures

Select libraries will also open up offering free Wi-Fi if you bring your own devices.

SAN ANTONIO — The city is opening cooling centers to help people cope with the hot temperatures.

Ten Department of Human Services operated Comprehensive Senior Centers will open between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Select libraries will also open between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. and allow free Wi-Fi if you bring your own devices.

Extra coronavirus cautions will be taken at the centers including screening, sanitation and social distancing guidelines.

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The Department of Human Services has also partnered with Catholic Charities to provide free box fans to community seniors through the Project Cool program. If you would like to request a fan or have heat related resources, call the United Way Helpline at 2-1-1. 

Here is a list of the cooling centers.

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