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Code Red Heat Alert posted for Weds., Thurs.

Baltimore's Health Department has declared Wednesday and Thursday - June 8 and 9 - Code Red Heat Alert days in the city.

That means the city will open 11 cooling centers to help residents without access to air conditioning a chance to cool off and rehydrate.

The Community Action Program will operate five centers around the city. These centers will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday:

Northern Community Action Center -- 5225 York Road

Southern Community Action Center -- 606 Cherry Hill Road (inside the shopping center 2nd floor)

Northwest Community Action Center -- 3939 Reisterstown Road

Southeastern Community Action Center -- 3411 Bank Street

Eastern Community Action Center – 1400 E. Federal Street

The Health Department’s Office of Aging and CARE Services will operate six additional cooling centers. These centers will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday:

Waxter Center -- 1000 Cathedral Street

Oliver Center -- 1700 Gay Street

Sandtown-Winchester Center -- 1601 Baker Street

Hatton Center -- 2825 Fait Avenue

John Booth -- 229 1/2 S. Eaton Street

Zeta Center -- 4501 Reisterstown Road

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