Cooling Centers Available
Over the next few days, temperatures are expected to rise and become very uncomfortable. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible. It is important to stay hydrated. Stay in an air-conditioned room and out of the sun. Young children and the elderly are extremely susceptible to heat related injuries and illnesses. Also, please remember to provide plenty of water for pets and to limit their exposure to the outside.
Cooling centers are located at the Franklin Park Community Center (9560 Franklin) and at the Fire Department Headquarters (10001 Addison). The Franklin Park Police Station (9451 Belmont) is also available Monday through Friday, from 6 AM to 10 PM. The Franklin Park non-emergency number is (847) 678-2444. An operator is available at this number 24 hours a day so you can call it at any time if you have a question or concern.