Cold Weather: Warming Sites

Freezing temperatures can pose a health and safety threat.
To request a well-being check for someone who may be suffering from the severe weather call 9-1-1.



Warming Sites:
 
Warming Site is a heated facility where residents can go to find safe refuge from extreme weather.



Elmhurst warming sites:

Elmhurst Public Library 
125 S. Prospect   
(630) 279-8696
Monday - Friday:  9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday:  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday:  1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Call the Elmhurst Police Department for additional site referral:
(630) 530-3050 Non-Emergency number


Freezing temperatures safety tips:

  • Wear several layers of loose, warm clothing
  • Keep your head, hands and feet covered when outdoors
  • Avoid alcoholic beverages
  • Recognize the symptoms of hypothermia: stiff muscles, shivering, puffy or
    swollen face, cold skin, slow breathing and mental confusion
  • Never use an extension cord with a space heater. Ovens should not be used to heat homes