We are currently experiencing a heat wave. Temperatures are predicted to be in the 90’s Friday through Sunday with very high humidity. I urge residents to take precautions and I encourage everyone to beat the heat by visiting our many indoor museums, six County pools, and cooling centers available throughout the County. In addition to our cooling centers, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday we are extending the Wantagh Pool and Nickerson Pool hours until 8 p.m. and Nickerson Beach’s hours will be extended from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Please visit the Nassau County website, www.nassaucountyny.gov for updated information regarding the heat wave.
The following Nassau County cooling centers will be open from 10:00a.m-6:00p.m:
For more information about cooling centers visit: https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/OEM.
Nassau County offers the following tips for residents to protect themselves and others during high temperatures:
The ASPCA offers the following tips for keeping your pets safe in the heat:
As your Nassau County Executive my top priority is to ensure all County residents are safe during this heat emergency. I encourage you all to follow these tips to keep you, your family and pets safe and cool during this heat wave.