Heat Wave Tips and Cooling Zone Locations


Deputy Director                                                              For Immediate Release

Office of Emergency Services                                        Date: July 14th, 2023

Amy Travis                                                                     (530) 934-6431


HEAT WAVE!!!! Temperatures are expected to exceed 110 this weekend in the north state. Don’t have access to A/C, consider:

Visiting family, friends, or neighbors who have A/C

Spend time in the heat of the day at a public space that has A/C like a shopping center, mall, restaurant, church, theater, or community organization

Visiting a local waterway (lake/river), pool, or community splash pad

Visiting a designated Cooling Zone – Library

Cooling Zone – Library locations and hours of operation are available below or online at: https://www.countyofglenn.net/dept/sheriff/office-emergency-services/summer-heat-and-power-outages

If you have an urgent need for access to cooling this Sunday when temperatures exceed 110, please call Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch at 530-934-6431 and the lobby of the Sheriff’s Office may be opened for limited access for cooling.

Other tips for staying cool at home:

Use fans.

Place a bucket of ice in front of the fan to cool the air.

Open windows to cool your home overnight and in the early morning. Shut the windows and close the blinds to keep the temperature down during the day.

Take cool showers or baths.

Place a towel in cold water and use it to cool your body.

Drink plenty of cool water to stay hydrated and avoid caffeine and alcohol.

Keep your pets cool and hydrated too!



Glenn Ride Schedule – EN: https://www.countyofglenn.net/sites/default/files/2023%20Glenn%20Transit%20Schedule%20Update.pdf


Horario de Glenn Ride -SP: https://www.countyofglenn.net/sites/default/files/2023%20Glenn%20Transit%20Schedule%20%28Spanish%29%20Update.pdf