Excessive Heat Warning

Excessive Heat Warning

Extreme heat is in store for the next several days.  Cooling centers are available across Cook County for those in need.   

Below is a list of local cooling centers: 

Park Ridge Police Department
200 S Vine Avenue
Hours: 24/7

Park Ridge City Hall 
505 Butler Avenue
Hours: M-F 8am-5pm

Park Ridge Public Library
20 S Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge Park District Centennial Activity Center
100 S Western Avenue
Maine Township Office Building
1700 Ballard Road 
847- 297-2510

During hot weather, residents are reminded to:

  • Drink plenty of fluids.

  • Try to stay in the shade or indoors as much as possible.

  • If working outside, take frequent breaks, preferably in an air-conditioned space.

  • Check on elderly neighbors and those with functional needs.

  • Take pets indoors and make sure they have plenty of water.

  • Never leave children or pets unattended in a vehicle.