CHICAGO (CBS) — The City of Evanston has two cooling centers open Saturday in response to heat index values nearing 100 degrees.
Residents are encouraged to take advantage of the centers as well as check on others at risk for heat-related illness, especially the elderly.READ MORE: 'An Important Time For Us': Chicagoans Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
The following City facilities will be available to the public as cooling centers on Saturday, August 28:
Robert Crown Community Center and Library, 1801 Main St.
Open until 9 p.m.
Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave.
Noon to 6 p.m.
All visitors must wear a face covering while at these facilities.MORE NEWS: 'We're Back': Store Owner Reopens Chicago Sports On Michigan Avenue After 2020 Unrest
For more information, call or text 847-448-4311. Residents may simply dial 311 in Evanston.