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Perth Amboy OEM
Monday August 6th, 2018 :: 10:57 a.m. EDT


The City of Perth Amboy Office of Emergency Management has designated cooling centers due to heat advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for our area in effect until 7 p.m. today.

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned
room...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives and

Take extra precautions...if you work or spend time outside. When
possible...reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work...the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an 9 1 1.


PERTH AMBOY, NJ— The Office of Emergency Management has designated three cooling centers due to high temperatures.
Alexander F. Jankowski Community Center located at 1 Olive Street: 
Open M-F from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Raritan Bay Area YMCA located at 357 New Brunswick Avenue:
Open M-F from 5:30 a.m. - 9:45 p.m. 
Saturday and Sunday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Perth Amboy Public Library located at 196 Jefferson Street: 
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

If anyone sees a person who needs help, they are urged to call the Perth Amboy Police Department at 732-442-4400. If needed, transportation will be provided by local emergency responders. 

For all emergencies, dial 9-1-1. 
For additional information about the City of Perth Amboy, please visit:

Perth Amboy OEM
365 New Brunswick Ave
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-442-4400

Perth Amboy Police Department
Office of Emergency Management

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