New Locations To Keep Cool

By: 23 Weekend
By: 23 Weekend

The National Weather Service has issued heat warnings for much of Illinois. Officials are urging residents to avoid going outside during the hottest part of the day and to drink plenty of water. In addition to what has already been open the state opened 9 “cooling centers” to the general public. The new sites in our area are:

1. The Department of Health and Human Services
1629 Afton Road
Sycamore 815-895-8667

2. The Department of Health and Human Services
615 Longwood Drive
Rockford 815-964-0333

The above list is on top of the “cooling centers” already open to the public.

1. Carpenter's Place
M-F 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
1149 Railroad Avenue
964-4105

2. Ken-Rock Community Center
M-Th 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
3218- 11th Street
Fri. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
398-8864
Sat. 9 a.m. - noon

3. Keen Age Center
M-F 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
2141 Henry Luckow Lane, Belvidere
544-9893

4. Jubilee Center
Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri. 9 a.m. - noon
412 N. Church Street
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
316-8752
Wed. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

5. Salvation Army
M-F 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
416 S Madison St.
972-1135

6. Red Cross, Maya's House
M-F 7 a.m. - Noon
809 Cedar St. for women/children
963-8471
Shelter Open M-F 7 p.m. – 7 a.m.

7. Public Safety Building
Open 24 hours

8. Rockford Rescue Mission
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
715 W. State Street
965-5332
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