COT opening comfort stations for those impacted by Hurricane Irma

Posted at 10:36 PM, Sep 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-12 07:38:30-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - To help assist people impacted by Hurricane Irma, the City of Tallahassee will open comfort stations beginning Tuesday, Sept. 12, at 8 a.m. to allow residents a place to cool off and recharge while enjoying a variety of family friendly activities.

Those station will be: 

  • 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

In addition, Leon County will open a comfort station at the LeRoy Collins Leon County Main Library, 200 W. Park Avenue, that will operate from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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

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

Solid waste pick up for residential & commercial customers will resume on Wednesday, Sept. 13. Collection will shift two days (Monday pick up will be on Wednesday, etc.). Sweeps will begin for storm debris community-wide tomorrow, Sept. 12.

Commercial flights at Tallahassee International Airport will resume Tuesday, Sept. 12. Travelers are encouraged to still check the status of their flight with their air carrier.

StarMetro fixed route bus service will resume its regular schedule Tuesday, Sept. 12. Since Florida State University is closed, the Seminole Express will not operate. Click here for route information.

On Tuesday, Sept. 12, City of Tallahassee administrative offices will remain closed as planned. They will re-open on Wednesday, Sept. 13.