**** HRM Media Release
Comfort centre open – Thursday, Sept. 29, 6:30 a.m.
The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that a comfort centre will be open today, Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Findlay Community Centre (26 Elliot Street, Dartmouth) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The status of comfort centres continues to be adjusted according to changing circumstances and different locations may be opened, moving forward, if necessary.
Comfort centres provide food and water, as well as a place to charge devices and receive up-to-date information, when residents are impacted by prolonged power outages, extreme temperatures or other significant events.
The locations vary depending on which community/communities have been impacted. Comfort centres are generally located in designated municipal facilities where resources, such as generators, are available. The hours vary depending on the type of impact on communities.
For more information, visit: halifax.ca/severeweather.