Cooling locations in Hanover County
With highs expected to be in the high-90s over the next several days, we ask everyone to observe the following precautions:
- Stay hydrated
- Avoid strenuous labor in direct sunlight during peak temperatures
- Wear light color clothes
- Check on elderly neighbors and loved ones
- Make sure your outside pets have adequate shade and water
For those without air conditioning in their homes, Hanover County branches of the Pamunkey Regional Library will open on Sunday as well as Saturday this weekend. The locations and hours of the library branches can be read here. Hanover also offers a Cooling Assistance program through the Department of Social Services. For more information on that program read here.