News Flash Home
The original item was published from 7/17/2019 2:43:14 PM to 7/17/2019 2:44:11 PM.

News Flash

1. Latest News

Posted on: July 17, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Excessive Heat Advisory through Saturday, July 20

July 17, 2019

Excessive Heat Warning - Be Careful and Safe During Summer Heat  

The National Weather Service has issued an “Excessive Heat Warning” on July 18 through 20.  During high heat conditions, the Village of Skokie recommends the following:

  • Use a buddy system to check in on family, neighbors, and friends;
  • Limit strenuous outdoor activities and use sunscreen;
  • Know the symptoms of heat illness;
  • If possible, plan activities for the coolest times of the day, early morning or late afternoon;
  • Drink plenty of fluids;
  • Wear light-colored, loose-fitting clothing outdoors;
  • NEVER leave children or pets in a parked car; and
  • Protect your pets. Make sure your pet always has cool, clean water and a shaded area to rest if left outside  

The following public locations are typically available for cooling in Skokie. If closed, cooling should be sought in available locations with air conditioning:

Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL
(847) 673-7774
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Skokie Park District, Devonshire Cultural Center, 4400 Greenwood Avenue, Skokie, IL
847-674-1500 x 2400
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Skokie Park District, Oakton Community Center, 4701 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL
847-674-1500 x 2700
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Skokie Park District, Weber Leisure Center, 9300 Weber Park Place, Skokie, IL
847-674-1500 x 3500
Monday - Friday, 5:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 7:00 a.m. 8:00 p.m.

For more information contact the Skokie Health Department at 847/933-8252, or visit www.skokie.org.

Heat Issues Graphic




Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in 1. Latest News

Construction Alert graphic

Oakton Street Bridge Replacement

Posted on: February 20, 2024
Skokie refuse collection truck on street

Help Decorate Skokie’s New Refuse Truck

Posted on: February 13, 2024
Tree Pruning contractor in tree

Routine Parkway Tree Pruning Planned

Posted on: February 12, 2024
Bundle Upfor Bingo logo

Bundle Up for BINGO - Postponed

Posted on: February 6, 2024 | Last Modified on: October 11, 2023
Steam rollers paving a path

2023 Q4 Sustainability Plan Progress

Posted on: February 6, 2024
Skokie Village Hall

Update on Village Network Outage

Posted on: February 1, 2024
ComEd arborists conducting tree trimming

ComEd to Perform Tree Trimming

Posted on: February 1, 2024
Water main repair crew

Skokie Spotlight: Water Main Repair

Posted on: January 19, 2024
Skokie home with solar panels on the roof.

Submit Sustainability Award Nominations

Posted on: January 9, 2024
Officer Kimberly Blue and Brian McHugh

Get to Know: Skokie's Co-Responder Team

Posted on: January 2, 2024
Skokie Village Hall

Some Online Payment Services Unavailable

Posted on: December 22, 2023
Skokie Village Hall

Village Recognized for Innovative Services

Posted on: September 25, 2023
Traffic Cones

It's Road Construction Season

Posted on: April 11, 2023