Riverside County’s Public Health Department has announced they will be establishing a Drive-up COVID-19 Testing Facility at Diamond Stadium. The facility will be run and managed by Riverside County. All testing will be done by appointment only and participants will be required to stay in their vehicles at all times. More information can be found on the City’s website. For questions or concerns related to coronavirus, please call 2-1-1. For city updates and actions related to COVID-19, visit www.lake-elsinore.org/coronavirus.
Location Information The Senior Activity Center is the City's designated cool center during the summer months. The address is 420 E. Lakeshore Drive, Lake Elsinore, CA 92530. For other locations, call toll free 1-888-636-8676.
Hours This cool center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Overview Cool Centers are an approach to preventive health by providing a safe shelter, water, snacks and related information for people who need to escape high temperatures during the summer months because of health concerns or economic need.
Q & A
Under What Conditions will a Cool Center be Opened and Who is at Risk?
When the forecast anticipates temperatures of 97+ degrees (F) for three to five consecutive days.
Persons at risk include those with medical conditions, take medications for high blood pressure, have a mental health condition, have been using drugs or alcohol, or have had previous heat-related illness.
Heat Stress Signs & Symptoms
Heat stress is serious and, if untreated, may even lead to death, so recognize these progressive warning signs:
Heat Cramps: Involuntary muscle contractions caused by failure to replace fluids and/or electrolytes.