WHEATON, Ill. – With high temperatures forecast through the rest of this week, the City of Wheaton reminds residents that cooling centers are available for residents who need relief from the heat.
The two standard cooling centers in Wheaton now have power and have reopened:
- Wheaton Public Library
225 N. Cross St., Wheaton
9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; closed July 4
- Milton Township Offices
1492 N. Main St., Wheaton
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays; closed July 4
These locations are also temporarily available as cooling centers in Wheaton:
- Wheaton Park District Community Center
1777 S. Blanchard St., Wheaton
Open until 10 p.m. July 3; 7 a.m.-1 p.m. July 4
- College Church
332 E. Seminary Ave., Wheaton
8:15 a.m.-5 p.m. July 3; closed July 4; if needed: 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m. July 5-6
- College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn
6 a.m.-11 p.m. July 2-6
Because many cooling centers in the area have reopened, Benedictine University in Lisle is no longer serving as a cooling center.
Please check on neighbors without power during extreme temperatures, and follow these precautions to prevent heat illnesses.