When hot weather conditions are forecasted for an extended period of time, the Village, in cooperation with La Grange Memorial Hospital, is prepared to provide temporary shelter for residents in need of this service. Hot weather conditions can be especially dangerous for older adults. Watch for information on the Village website for instruction should the cooling center open.
If you, a family member, or a neighbor are in need of such assistance, go directly to the La Grange Memorial Hospital. Use the main emergency room entrance, ask for security, and indicate need for the cooling center. Hospital security will escort you to the center.
Anyone utilizing the hospital cooling center should be prepared to bring their own pillows, blankets, food, etc. for the duration of their stay. There are food and drink vending machines available to them.
For More Information
For additional information or emergency assistance, call the Village’s Emergency Dispatch Center at 9-1-1 or the La Grange Fire Department
at (708) 579-2338.
This center is also used for cold weather conditions. A warming center will be opened utilizing the same parameters as stated above.