Illinois temperatures are expected to continue to soar this weekend. Staying cool is critical to staying safe in the summer heat. As part of the Keep Cool Illinois campaign, more than 120 state facilities are available as cooling centers this summer. The locations provide Illinoisans a place to stay cool and comfortable during hot summer days.
Tollway Oasis locations are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Department of Human Services cooling centers are open during normal business hours from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. More locations can be found here in this list of cooling centers.
For more information about DHS Cooling Centers, please call the Illinois Department of Human Services hotline at (800) 843-6154 during normal business hours.