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Free cooling centers and water sites in Yuma County

Fourteen cooling centers have been announced in Yuma County.

These are air-conditioned indoor locations in Yuma, the Foothills, Somerton and San Luis that county officials say provide refuge from the heat during the day.

Drinking fountains or free bottled water are available. Bottled water donations may be accepted in those locations.

Three water sites have been identified in central Yuma. These are places where individuals can go to receive free bottled water. Bottled water donations may be accepted in those locations.

East Yuma Foothills locations:
Walmart, 8151 E. 32nd St.

Yuma County Library, Foothills Branch
13226 E. South Frontage Rd.

Yuma County Library, Wellton Branch
28790 San Jose Ave.

San Luis, Ariz. locations:
San Luis Walk-In Clinic, 1896 E. Babbitt Ln.

San Luis Medical Mall, 151 S. Oak Ave.

San Luis Walk-In Clinic and Family Behavior Integrated Health Services, 1453 N. Main St.

Victor is originally from West Sacramento, California and has lived in Arizona for more than five years. He began his print journalism career in 2004 following his graduation from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. Victor has been a reporter for the following daily newspapers: The Monterey County Herald, The Salinas Californian and the Reno Gazette-Journal, where he covered stories including agriculture, education and Latino community news. Victor has also served as a local editor for Patch, a national news organization with hyperlocal websites, in Carmichael, California in the Sacramento area. He also served as the editor for The New Vision, the newspaper for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson, which includes Yuma and La Paz counties. Victor lives in Somerton. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and following most sports.