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Rockland Cooling Centers Open on Weekend; Pollution Alert Continues

Air quality health advisory issued for Saturday.

Rockland County is keeping its cooling centers open through this weekend to give residents some relief from the extreme heat. In addition to the high temperatures and high humidity levels, an air quality health advisory has already been issued for Saturday. A high ozone level is expected.

Some cooling centers are open both Saturday and Sunday while others will be closed on Sunday. Be sure to check before going to a center. The Street Community Center in New City allows residents to bring pets with them.

Town of Clarkstown          

Central Nyack Community Center
58 Waldron Ave, Central Nyack
Saturday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday closed

Congers Community Center
6 Gilchrest Road, Congers
Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Pascack Community Center
87 New Clarkstown Road, Nanuet
Saturday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday closed

Street Community Center
31 Zukor Road, New City
Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday closed
Residents are permitted to bring their pets with them to the Street Community Center.

Town of Orangetown      

Orangetown Police Dept.
26 Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg
24 hours/7 days


Village of Nyack                

Nyack Center
South Broadway, Nyack
Saturday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sunday as needed, call 358-2600

Town of Ramapo        

St. Lawrence Center
115 Torne Valley Road, Hillburn
Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Village of Spring Valley        

Kurtz Civic Center
9 North Main Street, Spring Valley
Saturday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sunday closed

Town of Stony Point            

Stony Point Police Dept.
79 Route 210, Stony Point
24 hours/7 days

Village of Suffern            

Village Hall (community room)
61 Washington Ave, Suffern
Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Advisory Issued

Commissioner Dr. Joan H. Facelle alerts residents that an Air Quality Health Advisory for the Metropolitan New York City region, including Rockland County, has been issued for Saturday, July 23. The New York State Department of Health and Department of Environmental Conservation issue Air Quality Health Advisories. The pollutant level of ozone is expected to exceed national air quality standards.

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