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Posted on: June 29, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Cooling Centers In Elmhurst

Elmhurst Cooling Centers

Hot Weather: Cooling Sites in Elmhurst


High temperatures and humidity can pose a health and safety threat.
To request a well-being check for someone who may be suffering from the heat call 9-1-1.
A Cooling Site is an air-conditioned facility where residents can go to find relief from extreme heat.
The following is a list of cooling centers in Elmhurst:

Elmhurst Public Library
125 S. Prospect Ave.
(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.

Elmhurst City Hall
209 N. York St.
(630) 530-3000
Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 pm. Saturday & Sunday: closed

Elmhurst Police Department
125 E. First St.
Non-Emergency number: (630) 530-3050 Open 24 hours/7 days a week

Hot Weather Tips:

Drink lots of water and natural juices; avoid alcoholic beverages, coffee and sodas.

Avoid going outside in extreme heat.

If you don’t have air conditioning, keep shades drawn and blinds closed, but windows slightly open.

Keep electric lights off or turned down.

Minimize use of your oven and stove.

Wear loose, light, cotton clothing.

Take cool baths and showers.

Don’t leave anyone (including pets) in a parked car, even for a few minutes.

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