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Keeping cool: Where to find cooling centers and other heat tips

Thursday - 7/21/2011, 6:30am  ET

WASHINGTON -- The oppressive heat continues for the rest of the week.

Health departments throughout the area recommend staying indoors if possible, or heading to local cooling centers, libraries, recreation centers or malls to escape the heat.

Fairfax County Director of Health Dr. Gloria Addo-Ayensu gives this advice for dealing with the heat:

Here are some additional resources:

General Information

District of Columbia Arlington County

Calvert County

Fairfax County

Montgomery County

Prince George's County

City of Baltimore

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