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Garfield Police / Emergency Management
Friday July 19th, 2019 :: 07:45 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Garfield Splash Park being opened this weekend 7/20 & 7/21 from 11am to 4pm for Garfield Residents!

OPENING OF COOLING CENTER FOR GARFIELD RESIDENTS
 
Under the direction of Mayor Richard Rigoglioso and the City Council, the Garfield Police Office of Emergency Management will be opening a Cooling Center on Saturday July 20th & Sunday July 21st at the Garfield Senior Center, located at 480 Midland Avenue from 10am to 6pm for any Garfield Resident that needs shelter during this extreme weather.
 
Residents are reminded that family pets are a very important part of your family but unfortunately will not be allowed entrance into the Cooling Center. Residents under the age of 18 should also be accompanied by an adult.
 
In addition the Garfield Splash Park located in the Jewell Street Playground will be open for Residents on Saturday July 20th & Sunday July 21st from 11am to 4pm.
 
Temperatures are expected to have a feel like temperature of 115 degrees on Saturday and Sunday, making outdoor activities dangerous, especially for our at risk residents. Please remember to check on elderly, disabled, pregnant and young children who may be exposed during this time period. Residents are asked to limit outdoor activities especially during the time period of 10am and 6pm when temperatures are expected to peak!
 
If you need additional information you can contact the Garfield Police Office of Emergency Management at 973-478-8500.
 
COOLING CENTER
 
GARFIELD SENIOR CENTER
480 MIDLAND AVENUE
 
HOURS OF OPERATION:        SATURDAY 7/20 & SUNDAY 7/21 10am to 6pm
 
GARFIELD SPLASH PARK
 
JEWELL STREET PLAYGROUND
JEWELL & BANTA AVENUE
 
HOURS OF OPERATION:        SATURDAY 7/20 & SUNDAY 7/21 11am to 4pm
 
REMEMBER PETS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ACCESS INTO EITHER FACILITY.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION!
 

Address/Location
Garfield Police / Emergency Management
411 Midland Ave
Garfield, NJ 07026

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 973-478-8500

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