Borough of Columbia,  Lancaster County PA

308 Locust Street
Columbia, PA 17512
Phone: 717.684.2467

Excessive Heat Warning

Extreme high temperatures are forecast for this week and into the weekend. Temperatures are expected to be in the low to mid 90s all week, with feel like temperatures closer to 100 degrees.
If necessary find a cool location to avoid heat related health issues. Here is the current list of cooling centers in Lancaster County:
  • GEARS: 70 South Poplar Street Elizabethtown, PA 17022
  • Columbia Dream Center: 360 Locust Street Columbia, PA 17512
  • Community Action Partnership of Lancaster County: 510 Walnut Street Columbia United Methodist Church Columbia, PA 17512
  • Library System of Lancaster County: 595 Granite Run Drive Lancaster, PA 17601
  • Spanish American Civic Association: 545 Pershing Avenue Lancaster, PA 17602
  • Lancaster County Office of Aging: 222 North George Street St Paul Lutheran Church Millersville, PA 17551
  • Lancaster County Office of Aging: 184 South Lime Street Quarryville Community Park Quarryville, PA 17566
Please check on family members and your neighbors. If you find someone who is showing signs of heat related issues, please take immediate action. 
Signs of heat exhaustion and heat stroke include:
  • Confusion
  • Hot, dry, flushed skin or cool and clammy skin
  • Lightheadedness
  • Nausea
Call 911 immediately if any of these symptoms occur.