Madera County Operational Area Excessive WeatherCooling Centers – 2011The County of Madera, City of Madera, and City of Chowchilla have established the following locations as Cooling Centers during times of extreme summer heat. The Centers will be open the days and times of the week as indicated on the list provided below. Other Centers may be opened on an "as need" basis and will be announced through the Madera County Sheriff's Office. Centers are closed on holidays unless otherwise indicated.
For more information on County locations, please contact the Sheriff's Department/Office of Emergency Services at (559) 675-7770.
For more information on City of Madera locations, please contact City Administration at (559) 661-5400 (during regular business hours) or the Madera Police Department at (559) 675-4200 after regular business hours. City of Madera residents may contact Dial-a-Ride at (559) 661-7433 for transportation. Center hours will be extended as needed and announced through the local media.
For more information on City of Chowchilla locations, please contact the City Public Information Office at (559) 665-8615, extension 110 (during regular business hours); and the Chowchilla Police Department at (559) 665-8600 after regular business hours. During business hours, residents may contact CATX for transportation at (559) 665-8655.
Activation of the Cooling Center sites, beyond regular operating hours, will be assessed on an "as need" basis.