City, County open comfort stations following Irma

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By: WCTV Eyewitness News
September 12, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- To help citizens recover from Irma, officials with the City of Tallahassee and Leon County have opened several comfort stations around town to allow people a place to cool off and recharge while enjoying some family friendly activities.

The following comfort stations opened at 7 a.m. Tuesday:

  • 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

    The County also opened a comfort station at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the following location:

  • LeRoy Collins Leon County Main Library, 200 W. Park Avenue (Open until 7 p.m.)
  • With Leon County Schools scheduled to remain closed until Thursday morning, the comfort stations can be used as a resource for families and others impacted by Irma.

    County officials say citizens wishing to utilize the comfort station at LeRoy Collins Library do not need a library card and do not need to be Leon County residents to use the library’s various services. Information on services offered by non-profit organizations to recover from disasters will also be available.

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

  • Station 1, 327 Adams Street
  • Station 2, 2805 Shearer Road
  • Station 3, 3005 S. Monroe Street
  • Station 4, 2899 W. Pensacola Street
  • Station 9, 3209 Thomasville Road
  • For additional emergency information, visit,, or call the Leon County Citizens Information Line at (850) 606-3700.

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