The Atlantic County Division of Public Health is in the Department of Human Services and offers comprehensive health services to enhance your work, your family, your neighborhood and your life.
201 South Shore Road, Stillwater Building
New Jersey
United States
+1 (609) 645-5935 +1 (609) 645-5931

Department of Human Services

Division of Public Health

Seek Relief - Extreme Heat

Protect Yourself from the Dangers of Excessive Heat, COOL OFF at these Atlantic County public facilities.

Warning Signs of Heat Exhaustion and
Heat Stroke

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Signs and Symptoms of Heat Stroke Warning signs vary but may include the following:

    An extremely high body temperature (above 103°F)
    Red, hot, and dry skin (no sweating)
    Rapid, strong pulse
    Throbbing headache

Heat Exhaustion

Heat exhaustion is a milder form of heat-related illness that can develop after several days of exposure to high temperatures and inadequate or unbalanced replacement of fluids.
Signs and Symptoms of Heat Exhaustion

Warning signs vary but may include the following:

    Heavy sweating
    Muscle Cramps
    Nausea or vomiting
    Skin: may be cool and moist
    Pulse rate: fast and weak
    Breathing: fast and shallow

Heat Related Illness Information

Atlantic County Library System – Visit for branch hours.

Atlantic County Library/Brigantine
201 15th Street South, (609) 266-0110

Atlantic County Library/Egg Harbor City
134 Philadelphia Avenue, (609) 804-1063

Atlantic County Library/Egg Harbor Township
1 Swift Avenue, (609) 927-8664

Atlantic County Library/Galloway Township
306 East Jimmie Leeds Road, (609) 652-2352

Atlantic County Library/Hammonton
451 Egg Harbor Road,  (609) 561-2264

Atlantic County Library/Longport
2305 Atlantic Avenue, (609) 487-0272

Atlantic County Library/Mays Landing
40 Farragut Avenue, (609) 625-2776, (609) 646-8699

Atlantic County Library/Pleasantville
33 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, (609) 641-1778

Atlantic County Library/Somers Point
801 Shore Road, (609) 927-7113

Atlantic County Library/Ventnor
6500 Atlantic Avenue, (609) 823-4614

Atlantic County Senior Centers – 9 sites, open Monday through Friday, 9 AM – 2 PM

Egg Harbor Township
5045 English Creek Ave.
(Egg Harbor Township Community Center)
Egg Harbor Township, NJ
(609) 272-8179

310 Bellevue Avenue
Hammonton, NJ
(609) 625-7000, extension 6537

Pogachefsky Center
1102 Atlantic Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ
(609) 344-2947

Dr. Arthur Leinweber Center
235 Dolphin Avenue
Northfield, NJ
(609) 645-5954

6500 Atlantic Avenue
Ventnor, NJ
(609) 822-9239

Brigantine Senior Center
Brigantine Beach Community Center
265 42nd Street South
Brigantine, NJ  08203-3349
(609) 264-7350

600 Central Avenue
Buena, NJ
(856) 697-0698

Jeffries Towers
227 N. Vermont Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ
(609) 344-4106

Egg Harbor City
341-351 Cincinnati Avenue
Egg Harbor City, NJ
(609) 965-1457


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