Nyack, July 6 — Rockland has opened cooling centers across the county in response to severe temperatures and poor air quality forecast through Friday. Here are a list of cooling centers close to Nyack:
- Nyack Library is open until 9p on Tuesday.
- Nyack Village Hall, 9 North Broadway, Nyack (9 am – 5 pm, Tues.- Fri.), 358-0229
- Piermont Village Hall/ Police Station (Village Hall 8 am – 4 pm, Police 24 hours, 7 days a week), 359-1258 Ext. 301
- Orangetown Town Hall, 26 Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg (9 am – 5 pm, Tues.-Fri.), 359-5100
- Central Nyack Community Center, 58 Waldron Avenue, Central Nyack, 358-2500
In addition, United Water New York has issued an alert urging customers to conserve water during the heat wave and to refrain from all outdoor water usage for the next several days. As a result of the current hot weather pattern, United Water has requested that lawn irrigation systems be shut off during this time, as outdoor watering can increase system demands by as much as 50%.
Questions related to the County-wide opening of cooling centers may be directed to the Rockland County Office of Fire & Emergency Services at 364-8800.