Excessive Heat Watch:
The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Watch for Saratoga County for July 19 through July 20th, 2019.Public Safety line at (518) 584-1800.
In the case of an emergency, please be advised that the City of Saratoga Springs Recreation Center is NOT a designated cooling center.
The City of Saratoga wants to make sure everyone stays cool during this time and would like to provide the following tips:
-Use air conditioners or spend time in air-conditioned locations such as malls and libraries.
-Use portable electric fans to exhaust hot air from rooms or draw in cooler air.
-Take a cool bath or shower.
-Minimize direct exposure to the sun.
-Stay hydrated – regularly drink water or other nonalcoholic fluids
-Eat light, cool, easy-to-digest foods such as fruit or salads.
-Wear loose-fitting, light-colored clothes.
-Check on older, sick, or frail people who may need help responding to the heat.
-Know the symptoms of excessive heat exposure and appropriate responses.
Call the Department of Public Safety line at (518) 584-1800 for non-emergency calls. In the event of an emergency, dial 911.
The Saratoga Springs Recreation Department has spray fountains available for public use at the following sites:
East Side Rec - 226 Lake Ave Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
West Side Rec - Division Street Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Veterans Memorial Park - 10 Adams Rd, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Saratoga Springs Indoor Rec Center, 15 Vanderbilt Ave, Saratoga Springs, 12866, 518-587-3550
The following links may be helpful to you. They contain additional information regarding heatwave safety