Hot Weather Safety

With summer temperatures on the rise, staying safe in the heat is critical. Stay safe and healthy byCopy of heat advisory (1) planning ahead.


  • Call 2-1-1 United Way Bar Area for health and human services and cooling information in Santa Clara County.

Cooling Centers

Cooling Centers may be opened by Santa Clara County during extreme hot weather events. Gilroy Library, located at 350 W. 6th Street is typically opened as a cooling center during regular business hours.

For more information about cooling centers that are currently open, please visit the Santa Clara Emergency Management.

Sign up for Emergency Alerts 

  • Sign up for Santa Clara County emergency notices at
  •  Sign up for City of Gilroy emergency notices at

Preparedness Resources