BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Cooling centers in Kern County are open this Labor Day weekend as triple digit temperatures return to Kern County.
Shelters will be open from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Residents are encouraged to bring their own snacks, reading materials, and non-alcoholic beverages if they go to one. If you need transportation to a cooling center, you are asked to call 211.
In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the county said all visitors are encouraged to wear a face covering and practice social distancing.
Visitors will be screened for temperature and symptoms upon entry. Anyone who has a fever or are exhibiting symptoms will not be allowed in the center, according to the county.
For more information, call 661-868-7000 or 800-510-2020.