Monday, August 25, 2014

High Temperatures Expected

There are a variety of cooling sites located throughout DuPage County at local libraries, park districts and community centers. A list of cooling sites can be found on the county website at  Residents should call centers first to make sure they are open.

Residents are also encouraged to:

·         Stay hydrated. Drink plenty of water. Exercise during cooler times of day.

·         Check on the elderly, family, friends, and neighbors who do not have air conditioning or who spend much of their time alone.

·         Never leave children or pets alone in closed vehicles.

·         Ensure that pets have enough water and shade.

·         Review the heat safety tips and suggestions on this checklist from the American Red Cross.

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