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Stay cool during hot weather

With Evanston expected to experience near 100-degree weather today and tomorrow, the city offers a reminder that citizens who do not have air conditioning can cool off by visiting the city’s public buildings and recreation centers during their normal hours of operation.

With Evanston expected to experience near 100-degree weather today and tomorrow, the city offers a reminder that citizens who do not have air conditioning can cool off by visiting the city’s public buildings and recreation centers during their normal hours of operation.

These buildings include: Chandler-Newberger Center, 1028 Central, (847) 866-8490; Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center, 1655 Foster, (847) 328-4540; Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge Ave., (847) 448-8250; Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington, (847)448-8600; North Branch Library, 2026 Central, (847) 866-0330; South Branch Library, 949 Chicago, (847) 866-0333; and Robert Crown Center, 1701 Main St., (847) 328-9400.

Citizens are encouraged to check on older adults and persons with disabilities during periods of extreme heat and high humidity.

Citizens requiring assistance due to the heat, including transportation to a public building or recreation center, should contact the Department of Health and Human Services, (847) 866-2969 or the non-emergency line of the Evanston Police Department, (847) 866-5000 after business hours.

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