High Heat and Humidity Predicted for Fanwood-Scotch Plains, Cooling Station Established

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The Chelsea on South Ave. has been designated as a "Cooling Station" by Fanwood Police.
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FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Fanwood Police Department has designated The Chelsea Senior Living Center located at 295 South Ave. in Fanwood as a Cooling Station during Sunday's expected high heat and humidity. Anyone who needs transportation to the Cooling Station may call the Fanwood Police at 908-322-8236. Officers will make arrangements for transportation. 

When visiting a relief station, bring any medications and/or specialty items that you may need. Residents and visitors are urged to limit exposure outside, particularly during the hottest part of the day (11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Those who must be outside should take frequent breaks and drink plenty of water. 

High body temperatures and dehydration will make other medical conditions such as heart and breathing problems much worse. It is very important to stay cool and hydrated when the heat index reaches these dangerous levels. 

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Please check on your elderly neighbors, and advise them of the cooling station at the Chelsea and remind them to remain hydrated and to contact the Fanwood Police Department in the event of an emergency.

To keep updated on the weather, visit The National Weather Service website.

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