City-Wide Warming Centers Reopen Wednesday, through Friday

City of Corpus Christi

The City of Corpus Christi will open the La Retama Library and the following recreation and senior centers as warming centers beginning Wednesday, February 17through Friday, February 19 from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

City Warming Centers are not a place to sleep nor eat. No pets will be allowed and no food will be provided.

Strict COVID-19 protocols will be in place to include temperature checks upon entry and facemasks are required. Visitors will be expected to follow Center for Disease Control (CDC) and State COVID-19 recommended guidelines such as maintaining 6 feet social distancing, along with other best personal-protection practices.

Locations Serving as Warming Centers:

La Retama Central Library                 805 Comanche               826-7000

Ethel Eyerly Senior Center                 654 Graham Road             826-2330

Garden Senior Center                         5325 Greely Drive             826-2345

Oveal Williams Senior Center            1414 Martin Luther King Drive  826-2305

Northwest Senior Center                    9725 Up River Road           826-2320

Lindale Recreation Center                  3133 Swantner Drive 826-3449

The City also would like to remind everyone about the precautions you can take to reduce your risk of frostbite and hypothermia in extreme cold weather. The Texas Department of State Health Services advises:

  • Wear several layers of loose-fitting clothing, mittens, a hat and a face cover when outdoors.
  • Stay dry.
  • Be extra cautious in the wind. A strong wind, even in only moderately cold weather, can cause a wind chill far below freezing.
  • At the first signs of possible frostbite – redness or pain in any skin area – get out of the cold or protect any exposed skin.
  • Watch for hypothermia symptoms.
    • Confusion, drowsiness, slurred speech, a drop in blood pressure, shallow breathing and a pinkish tint to the skin.
    • Anyone with hypothermia symptoms is in immediate danger and should receive medical help right away.
  • Check on elderly or sick people, especially if they live alone or in isolated areas.

For more information visit or call the City Customer Service Call Center at (361) 826-2489 (CITY). Stay connected with our city social media channels Facebook @citygov and Twitter @cityofcc.

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