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Posted on: August 14, 2023

Cooling Centers in Jefferson County Now Open

Cooling Center Post


Bonnie Obremski

Web & Digital Communications Specialist


Find air-conditioned shelter during this period of extreme heat at the following locations and times:

Brinnon Community Center EXTENDED HOURS

306144 US-101, Brinnon

Monday, Aug. 14

9 AM-4 PM

Tuesday & Wednesday Aug. 15 & 16

9 AM-5 PM


Quilcene Community Center EXTENDED HOURS

294952 US-101, Quilcene

Monday Aug. 14 & Tuesday Aug. 15

9 AM- 5 PM


Jefferson County Library

620 Cedar Avenue, Port Hadlock

Monday Aug. 14-Wednesday Aug. 16

10 AM-7 PM


Port Townsend Library

1220 Lawrence St, Port Townsend

Monday, August 14

10 AM- 5 PM

Tuesday and Wednesday, August 15 &16

10 AM- 7 PM

Consider checking on neighbors who might be especially vulnerable to heatstroke. For more information about safety during high heat, please visit the following link:

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