Nearly record high temperatures have been predicted for Orange County over the next several days, according to the National Weather Service, and residents are encouraged to take precautions in order to prevent heat-related illnesses.
“The current forecast calls for hotter than average high temperatures extending through the weekend,” notes Dr. Eric Handler, Orange County Health Officer. To help combat the temperature surges, the Norman P. Murray Community & Senior Center and the Mission Viejo Library are designated cooling centers for the public and residents may visit these facilities during their regular hours. The Norman P. Murray Center is open on Friday and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and on Sunday 12:00 to 8:00 p.m. The Mission Viejo Library is open Friday from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
For more information, contact Public Services at (949) 470-3064, the Norman P. Murray Center at (949) 470-3062, or the Mission Viejo Public Library at (949) 830-7100.
Please use the following link for information on recommended precautions from the County of Orange Health Care Agency: