City of Alexandria Offers Warming Centers
For Immediate Release: January 4, 2022
Warming centers are now open during the day to provide relief from the cold, and access to power to charge devices and wifi for those in need of the amenities. The following facilities will be available during their regular operating hours:
Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe St., 703.746.5552
William Ramsay Recreation Center, 5650 Sanger Ave., 703.746.5558
Patrick Henry Recreation Center, 4653 Taney Ave., 703.746.5557
Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson St., 703.746.5414
Schedules may change, so please call ahead to confirm operating hours. Upon arrival, City staff will screen visitors for COVID-19 symptoms with a questionnaire and temperature check. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, staff and visitors will be required to wear masks, regardless of vaccination status, and maintain 6 feet of distance. They will also be encouraged to either wash hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer frequently. Enhanced cleaning will be practiced throughout facilities as well.
Visit alexandriava.gov for schedule and weather-related updates.
For inquiries from the news media only, contact Andrea Blackford, Editorial Communications Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703.746.3959.
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This news release is available at alexandriava.gov/125615.