Update: Calaveras Updates Cooling Center Times And Locations
Update at 5:38 p.m.: Calaveras Public Health officials are updating cooling center information with a new location.
Due to the excessive heatwave, several cooling centers will remain open through Thursday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. each day.
They include at the Jenny Lind Elementary School in Valley Springs, Mark Twain Elementary School in Angels Camp, San Andreas Library, and now a new location in Copperopolis: Copper Grille at Copper Valley Golf Club.
The latter location replaces Copperopolis Elementary School, which on Monday served as a county cooling center location.
As reported below, Murphys Fire Protection District is also hosting a location in the district’s training center at 58 Jones Street from 1 to 6 p.m. daily until further notice.
Update at 12:35 p.m.: Another cooling center is in place to help Calaveras County residents without AC beat the heat.
Murphys Fire Protection District officials say they have opened a center more easily accessible to Highway 4 corridor residents. It is located in the district’s training center at 58 Jones Street and is open from 1 to 6 p.m. daily until further notice.
Face coverings or masks are required to enter and staff will also be doing temperature screenings. For those who do not already have their own mask, there is a limited supply available.
Read on for details about the other four cooling centers now operating in other parts of Calaveras County.
BJ Hansen provided the update below.
Original Post at 6:55 a.m.: San Andreas, CA — There will be four spots to get a break from the heat in Calaveras County through Thursday.
Cooling centers will be open from 10 a.m.until 6 p.m. over the next four days. They include at the Jenny Lind Elementary School in Valley Springs, Mark Twain Elementary School in Angels Camp, Copperopolis Elementary School, and at the San Andreas Library.
Cooling centers will comply with state guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and face coverings will be required.
Valley Springs Jenny Lind Elementary School – 5100 Driver Road Valley Springs, CA 95252
Angels Camp Mark Twain Elementary School – 646 Stanislaus Avenue Angels Camp, CA 95222
*Note-location has changed from past weekend location Copperopolis
Copperopolis Elementary School – 217 School Street Copperopolis, CA 95228
*Note-location has changed from this past weekend location San Andreas
San Andreas Library – 1299 Gold Hunter Road San Andreas, CA 95249
To read an earlier story about Tuolumne County Cooling Centers, click here.