Charles County reminds residents of warming centers

The public buildings listed below are available as warming centers during regular business hours for freezing temperatures during the 2017- 2018 winter season:

Capital Clubhouse, 3033 Waldorf Market Place, Waldorf
Open 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Daily

Charles County Public Library, all branches
La Plata Branch, 2 Garrett Ave., La Plata
P.D. Brown Memorial Branch, 50 Village St., Waldorf
Potomac Branch, 3225 Ruth B. Swan Drive, Indian Head
Waldorf West, 10405 O’Donnell Place, Waldorf

All branches open:
Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Nanjemoy Community Center, 4375 Port Tobacco Road, Nanjemoy
Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Richard R. Clark Senior Center, 1210 Charles St., La Plata
Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

If you require a warming shelter or know of someone in need of shelter after hours, please contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Department at 301-932-2222.

Severe weather notices are posted on the Charles County Government website, on Facebook, and on Twitter. Weather updates are also aired on CCGTV, which broadcasts on Comcast channel 95 and Verizon channel 10. Sign up for the Citizen Notification System (CNS) to receive inclement weather and traffic alerts by text message, email, or phone. For information on power outages, view the SMECO outage map. Call 877-747-6326 to report a power outage.  Call 9-1-1 in the event of an emergency.

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