Cook County Govt Cooling News

From the office of Tim. O. Schneider, Cook County Commissioner…

Keeping Cool Tips Everyone

These tips are from Keep Cool Illinois.

  • Stay in air-conditioned space at home, the library, the mall, movie theater or at a cooling center.
  • Drink lots of water and natural juices. Avoid alcoholic beverages, coffee and colas.
  • Keep shades drawn and blinds closed, but keep windows slightly open.
  • Stay out of the sun and avoid going out in the heat.
  • Keep electric lights off or turned down.
  • Take cool baths or showers.
  • Wear loose, light cotton clothing.
  • Do not eat heavy meals. Avoid cooking with your oven.
  • Avoid or minimize physical exertion.

View More tips to help you, your family and pets stay cool in this heat.

Suburban Cook County Cooling Centers

Cook County offers a number of local cooling centers in our area.

Hanover Township Building 240 S. Rt. 59, Bartlett
(630) 837-0301
Mon. – Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Schaumburg Township One Illinois Blvd. Hoffman Estates
(847) 884-0030
Mon. – Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Elk Grove Township 2400 S. Arlington Hts. Rd. Arlington Hts.
(847) 437-0300
Mon. – Fri. 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Click here to view the full list of County cooling centers

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