Some Kern County cooling centers open Friday

FILE -- A Bakersfield cooling center is seen in a June 2017 photo. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

An excessive heat warning has been issued in Kern County, opening some of the county’s cooling centers.

Here are the open cooling centers for Friday, Sept. 1.


Arvin Community Center, 800 Walnut Drive


East Bakersfield Veterans Building, 2101 Ridge Road

East Niles Senior Center, 6601 E. Niles St.

The Mission at Kern County. 816 E. 21st St.


Walker Senior Center, 505 Sunset Ave.


Taft Veterans Building, 213 Taylor St.

Cooling centers are open from 1-8 p.m. Water and snacks will be provided.

If you need transportation to a cooling center, you can contact:

Greater Bakersfield area- Get-a-Lift (661) 869-6363

Outlying areas- Kern Regional Transit Network (800)560-1733

California City- Dial A Ride (760) 373-8665

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