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

Resources to find a cooling center near you

Check with your local city or county for a comprehensive list of cooling centers.

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Transportation to and from a cooling center is available. Call 211 or text 211-211, 24 hours a day. It’s free to call for California residents.

A limited list of cooling centers that have partnered with PG&E can be located here:

Prevent heat-related emergencies

Contact the State hotline for heat events at 1-877-435-7021.

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.