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HEAT 101°

Looking for ways to stay safe in the heat? We have you covered! 

Click here for basic CDC guidance on how to avoid heat-related illness.

1. Stay Cool

2. Stay Hydrated 

3. Stay Informed









How to prepare for an extreme heat wave and look out for each other:

  1. Be neighborly: Get to know your nearby neighbors. 

  2. Prepare your household: Check out our Household Checklist for Extreme Heat.

  3. Volunteer to be a contact person for neighbors on the block where you live. 


Want to learn more? 

Tucson Pima Collaboration to End Homelessness Heat Respite Centers

The Tucson Pima Collaboration to End Homelessness (TPCH) operates many existing Heat Respite Centers within Tucson, providing snacks and water, places to sit and rest, and other health and medical resources. They have also create a map showing Cooling Centers, Splash Pads, and other resources! 

  • Salvation Army Hospital House, 1002 N. Main Ave, Tucson, AZ 

  • Salvation Army South Community Center, 1625 S. 3rd Ave, Tucson, AZ 

  • La Frontera, 1082 E. Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 

  • La Frontera East Clinic, 4891 E. Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ 

  • Grace St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 2331 E. Adams St, Tucson, AZ

  • Z Mansion, 288 N. Church Ave, Tucson, AZ

  • Primavera HIP, 702 S. 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 

  • Sister José Women's Center, 1050 S. Park Ave, Tucson, AZ

City of Tucson Cooling Centers

When temperatures reach 110 degrees, the City of Tucson will open six cooling center locations, one in each Ward. The centers will be open from noon-4 p.m.

These locations will be open on any day when temperatures are expected to reach 110 degrees. 

  • Donna Liggins Center, 2160 N. 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 

  • El Pueblo Center, 101 W. Irvington Road, Tucson, AZ

  • El Rio Center, 1390 W. Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 

  • Morris K. Udall Center, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Road, Tucson, AZ 

  • Randolph Center, 200 S. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 

  • William M. Clements Center, 8155 E. Poinciana Drive, Tucson, AZ 

Pima County Health Department Public Library Heat Respite Locations:

The Pima County Health Department (PCHD) and the Pima County Public Library Department have identified several library locations that can be used for heat respite. 

  • Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr, Oro Valley, AZ

  • Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library, 7800 N. Schisler Dr, Marana, AZ 

  • Flowing Wells Library, 1730 W. Wetmore Rd, Tucson, AZ 

  • Woods Memorial Library, 3455 N. 1st Ave, Tucson, AZ

  • Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave, Tucson, AZ

  • Sam Lena- South Tucson Library, 1607 S. 6th Ave, South Tucson, AZ

  • Richard Elías Mission Library, 3770 S. Mission Rd, Tucson, AZ

  • Valencia Library, 202 W. Valencia Rd, Tucson, AZ 

  • Kirk Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Rd, Tucson, AZ

  • Murphy Wilmot Library, 530 N. Wilmot Rd, Tucson, AZ

  • Miller Golf Links Library, 9460 E. Golf Links Rd, Tucson, AZ

  • Martha Cooper Library, 1377 N. Catalina Ave, Tucson, AZ

  • Quincie Douglas Library, 1585 E. 36th St, Tucson, AZ

  • Eckstrom Columbus Library, 4350 E. 22nd St, Tucson, AZ

  • W. Anne Gibson-Esmond Station Library, 10931 E. Mary Ann Cleveland Way, Tucson, AZ

  • Caviglia Arivaca Library, 17050 W. Arivaca Rd, Tucson, AZ

  • Joyner Green Valley Library, 601 N. La  Canada Dr, Green Valley, AZ

  • Salazar Ajo Library, 15 W. Plaza St, Ajo, AZ

Pima County Health Department Public Library Heat Respite Locations:

The Pima County Health Department (PCHD) and Pima County Community & Workforce Development have week Pima County are offering heat relief services at the Kino Service Center. In addition to providing a safe, air-conditioned space to take shelter from extreme heat, the center will provide bottled water, sunscreen, and COVID care kits, which include masks and a COVID test kit, to anyone who wants them. 

This location will be open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., excluding holidays.

  • Kino Service Center, 2797 E. Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 

Heat Respite Centers in District 5:

We've created an interactive map showing the nine different cooling locations in D5, with links to the websites for more information. Check it out below!

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