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Comfort stations open in Leon Co. following Irma

Comfort station opens in Leon County following Irma
Posted at 5:14 PM, Sep 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-12 07:36:03-04

LEON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - Leon County is opening several comfort stations to provide snacks, air conditioning, public computer access, a place to charge devices, and much more. 

One of the comfort stations will open at the downtown LeRoy Collins Leon County Main Library Tuesday from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. and is located at 200 W. Park Ave.

Here's a full list of comfort stations and their locations:

  • Tallahassee Senior Center, 1400 N. Monroe Street
  • Jack McLean Community Center, 700 Paul Russell Road
  • Walker-Ford Community Center, 2301 Pasco Street
  • Lawrence Gregory Community Center, 1115 Dade Street
  • Jake Gaither Community Center, 801 Bragg Drive
  • Sue McCollum Community Center, 501 Ingleside Ave

Days before Irma brought high winds and rain, Leon County officials say that moved needed to supplies at the main library in anticipation of a severe storm. 

Officials say that for this period of time, you do not need a library card or be a Leon County resident to use the library’s services.

The Leon County Main Library will be staffed by librarians and volunteers to help meet the needs of the community as it recovers from Irma.

They say information on services offered by non-profit organizations to recover from disasters will be available. 

For people in need of water, bottled water will be available at the following Tallahassee Fire Stations:

  • Station 1, 327 Adams Street
  • Station 2, 2805 Sharer Road
  • Station 3, 3005 S. Monroe Street
  • Station 4, 2899 W. Pensacola Street
  • Station 9, 3209 Thomasville Road

For additional emergency information, visit www.LeonCountyFL.gov/ei or call the Leon County Citizens Information Line at (850) 606-3700.