As frigid temperatures roll through the region, the Carroll County Department of Citizen Services has announced that warming centers will be open throughout the county on days when temperatures below freezing or wind chills below zero are forecast.
Under such conditions, all six branches of the Carroll County Public Library will function as warming centers from 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sundays, according to a Citizen Services news release.
The five senior and community centers will also serve as warming centers from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, as will the Citizen Services office building in Westminster from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, according to the release.
The warming centers will remain open on qualifying days through March 31.
For more information on the warming centers, call Madeline Morey at 410-386-3600.
Reach staff writer Jon Kelvey at 410-857-3317 or email@example.com.