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“If you build it they will come” is not the case here in this RP cooling center

  • John Colquhoun, who manned the cooling station in the Rohnert Park Community Center Saturday afternoon during the 109 heatwave, sat in an empty room because residents stayed away, likely due to Covid-19. Photo by Robert Grant

September 11, 2020

In response to this unprecedented heat wave, the Rohnert Park Community Center Multi-Use Room (5401 Snyder Lane) will open as a socially distant cooling center from 12- 6 p.m. on extremely hot days.

The city will be adhering to guidelines set forth by the CDC and Ca. Department of Public Health for the opening of cooling centers. All users of the facility will be required to participate in a verbal health screening by answering COVID-related questions and will have their temperature checked with a no-touch thermometer prior to entry. All users will be required to sign-in for contact tracing purposes if needed. Facial coverings will be required at all times when indoors. No food or drink will be allowed inside the facility. Restrooms will be single use only.

The facility will be set up so that users will be distanced from those who are not members of their same household. The facility will be closed once all of the social distancing squares are full on a first-come, first-served basis. For questions, you can call (707) 588-3452.


Centro de Enfriamiento en la Sala de Usos Múltiples del Centro Comunitario de Rohnert Park, desde el Mediodía hasta las 6 p.m.

En respuesta a esta ola de calor sin precedentes, la sala de usos múltiples del centro comunitario Rohnert Park (5401 Snyder Lane) se abrirá como un centro de enfriamiento socialmente distante hoy, 18 de agosto de 12:00 del mediodía a 6:00 pm. La Ciudad se adherirá a las pautas establecidas por los CDC y el Departamento de Salud Pública de CA para la apertura de centros de enfriamiento. Todos los usuarios de las instalaciones deberán participar en un examen de salud verbal respondiendo preguntas relacionadas con COVID y se les controlará la temperatura con un termómetro sin contacto antes de ingresar. Todos los usuarios deberán iniciar sesión para fines de rastreo de contactos si es necesario. Se requerirá cubrirse el rostro en todo momento cuando esté en interiores. No se permitirá comida ni bebida dentro de las instalaciones. Los baños serán de un solo uso. La instalación se configurará de manera que los usuarios estén distanciados de aquellos que no son miembros de su mismo hogar. La instalación se cerrará una vez que todas las plazas de distanciamiento social estén llenas por orden de llegada. Si tiene preguntas, puede llamar al (707) 588-3452.