Local Cooling Center Information

Jun 12, 2017

Beat the heat with these area cooling centers.
Credit US Dept. of Energy / Flickr

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a Heat Warning for our region until Saturday, 7/22 at 8 P.M.  With the onset of hot summer temperatures have some groups urging extra caution.

Click here for the complete cooling center list.

  • You can also call  211, the Heart of Illinois Resource Number for cooling center and other community options.

  • The health department is also reminding people to take frequent breaks when working in the heat and drink plenty of water. The agency is also offering the reminder not to leave leave children, elderly, or pets inside a parked vehicle, even for a few minutes, with the windows rolled down.
  • Pets left outside should have access to plenty of shade and fresh water. 

Complete Cooling Center List.