FYI: Cooling centers open through July 4

Whew, it’s humid out there.

Since we’re in the middle of a sticky heat wave, the New York City Emergency Management Department and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene are keeping cooling centers open through July 4 in all five boroughs.

Need to find a cooling center? Call 311 (212-639-9675 for Video Relay Service, or TTY: 212-504-4115) or visit the NYC Cooling Center Finder at

And, that’s not all. Swim hours will also be extended through July 3. The New York City Department of Parks & Recreation is extending general swim hours to 8 PM at all outdoor Olympic and Intermediate pools. City beaches will operate on a normal schedule from 10 AM through 6 PM.

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