Find ways to stay out of the heat

Your life can be at risk if you stay in extreme heat for too long. Visit Summer Safety Tips.

Discover cooling centers

A cooling center is a place where you and your family can go to cool off during hot summer days. Cooling centers are open to everyone.


Cooling center locations include:

  • Government-run senior centers.
  • Community centers.
  • Parks and recreation sites.
  • Public buildings, such as libraries.
  • Fairgrounds.


Find a center near you. Visit Cooling Center Locator. You can also call the toll-free PG&E number: 1-877-474-3266. Reach out to your local city or county for more information about cooling centers in your area.


PLEASE NOTE: Hours and locations are subject to change.


For more information, download 2014 Designated Cooling Center Locations (PDF, 427KB).

Prevent heat-related emergencies

Follow these guidelines to stay safe during warm weather:

  • Plan ahead and check the weather forecast.
  • Stay hydrated.
  • Go to a cool place like a mall or library.


Stay safe during the summer. Visit Summer Safety Tips.