Forecasters anticipate hot and humid weather conditions for the remainder of this week. The Village, in cooperation with Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, is prepared to provide temporary shelter for residents in need of this service between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. These extreme weather conditions can be especially dangerous for older adults.
If you, a family member or a neighbor are in need of such assistance, go directly to La Grange Memorial Hospital located at 5101 Willow Springs Road. Use the main emergency room entrance, ask for security, and indicate the need for the cooling center. Hospital security will provide an escort to the center.
The Township of Lyons also will provide a cooling shelter from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday at 6404 W. Joliet Road in Countryside.
For additional information or emergency assistance, call the Village’s Emergency Dispatch Center at 9-1-1.