Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: January 6, 2022
“As the threat of extended freezing temperatures continues throughout the winter months, we want to remind citizens to prepare themselves to be safe against the threat of severe weather,” said Westmont Fire Chief Steve Riley. “Each year, we identify and update our warming center list so that our citizens are aware of locations that they can go to stay warm during emergency situations. We invite residents to check out the resources available as they are listed on our village Severe Weather Safety webpage.”
In many communities, Police Departments, Fire Departments, Public Libraries, and Park District facilities serve as warming/cooling center locations. Please be aware that warming/cooling centers may have specific guidelines regarding COVID-19 safety protocols. The following is a list of warming centers in Westmont:
(630) 981-6300 - Non-emergency numberAfter regular business hours, use the phone in the vestibule to contact dispatch and open the lobby area
(630) 981-6400 - Non-emergency numberAvailable 24/7After regular business hours, ring bell at the main entrance to gain entrance
(630) 869-6150During library hours only
(630) 963-5252During park district hours only
DuPage County also provides additional warming and cooling center information on their CRIS website.