Cooling Centers Open in Tehama, Shasta Counties

Jul 1, 2013 5:17 PM

(UPDATE) 5:37 p.m. - The Yuba City Senior Center in Yuba City will also be hosting an evening cooling center from July 1 through July 5 from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. During daytime hours, Yuba City officials are suggesting that residents utilize public buildings and community gathering locations, like the Yuba City Mall, the Sutter County Library or the Yuba City Senior Center to name a few, to take advantage to the cooler interior temperature.

With the current forecasts calling for triple digit heat all this week in the North State, cooling centers have opened in Tehama and Shasta Counties. The cooling centers in both counties opened today and will remain open through Thursday, July 4.

Here are the current locations and information regarding cooling centers in Shasta County


  • St. James Lutheran Church, 2500 Shasta View Drive. (church staff onsite at 8 am)


  • Shasta District Fairgrounds, 1890 Briggs Street. (Fair staff onsite at 8 am)

City of Shasta Lake

  • John Beaudet Community Center, 1525 Median Ave.

Please note that due to the 4th of July holiday, cooling center locations in Shasta County are yet to be determined. We will inform you on those locations when that information is released.

Also keep in mind these are in addition to public locations that offer a place to seek relief from the heat such as the Redding and South County Libraries, the Mt. Shasta Mall, Golden Umbrella and the Good News Rescue Mission. A complete list of these locations can be found by going to

Here is the Cooling center information for Tehama County:

The cooling center is located at Wetter Hall/Day Reporting Center 1840 Walnut Street in Red Bluff. It will be open from July 1 through July 3 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The cooling center, will be opened by the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services/Public Health/ Ag Department in connection with the Red Cross, St. Elizabeth Community Hospital and Red Bluff Probation. The cooling center is designed for those who have lost power, have no cooling devices in their home, or simply need to get out of the heat.

If you are unable to make the cooling center in Red Bluff, the community is welcomed to find other cool zone at libraries, community centers, malls, and senior centers.


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