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Cooling centers open in Multnomah County, free swimming at selected Portland Pools

With temperatures expected to reach 100 degrees this week, four cooling centers will open in Multnomah County to help seniors and people with disabilities and health challenges stay safe. There are four centers opening Wednesday through Friday, August 15-17: 

  • Loaves & Fishes Centers, Elm Court, 1032 S.W. Main, Portland. (503-953-8204)
  • Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave., Portland (503-288-8303)
  • Friendly House, 1737 N.W. 26th Ave., Portland, (503-224-2640)
  • YWCA Senior Services, Multnomah County East Building, 600 N.E. 8th St., Gresham, (503-988-3840).

For the list of cooling center hours, see the complete schedule. [more information]

Also, Portland Parks & Recreation is offering free open play swims at selected pools during selected hours.

 

Heartbleed Security Notice

A serious security vulnerability known as "Heartbleed" was recently discovered in OpenSSL, a popular software library commonly used by many websites on the internet to encrypt communication between a user's computer and a web server.

PortlandOregon.gov is NOT affected by this vulnerability as it does not use the OpenSSL software library. Please rest assured we are dedicated to protecting your security on this website.