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Here’s where you can go to stay cool this week

It’s going to be a hot week.

With an excessive heat watch in effect from Tuesday afternoon through Sunday, with a heat index between 105 and 113 each afternoon and early evening.

Here’s how to stay safe as dangerous heat blankets our area.

Local government buildings are opening up to the public as cooling areas this week, to make sure everyone stays safe in the scorching heat.

Here’s where you can go to stay cool this week, according to the St. Clair County Emergency Management Agency.

  • City of East St. Louis, 301 Riverpark Drive, East St. Louis. Open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Fairmont City Hall, 2601 N. 41st St., Fairmont City. Open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Fairmont City Library, 4444 Collinsville Rd., Fairmont City. Open Tuesday-Thursday, noon-8 p.m., Friday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Illinois Department of Human Services, 225 North 9th Street. Open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Clyde C. Jordan Senior Center, 6755 State St., East St. Louis. Open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • East St. Louis Public Library, 5300 State St., East St. Louis. Open Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Friday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Washington Park City Hall, 5218 North Park Drive, Washington Park. Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Leslie Bates Davis House, 1200 North 13th Street, East St. Louis. Open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Salvation Army, 6716 North 16th St., East St. Louis. Open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Cahokia Public Library, 140 Cahokia Park Drive, Cahokia. Open Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Cahokia Senior Nutrition Center, 190 Cahokia Park Drive, Cahokia. Open Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Centreville Township, 4831 Bond Ave., Centreville. Open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (closed noon-1 p.m.)
  • Caseyville Township Office, 10001 Bunkum Road, Fairview Heights. Open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Fairview Heights Library, 10017 Bunkum Road, Fairview Heights. Open Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Belleville Library, 121 E. Washington Street, Belleville. Open Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Illinois Division of Rehab Services, 601 S. High Street, Belleville. Open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • SWIC-PSOP Center, 201 N. Church Street, Belleville. Open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Belleville Library - West Branch, 3414 W. Main Street, Belleville. Monday, Wednesday, Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday, noon-8 p.m.
  • Salvation Army Belleville Center, 20 Glory Place, Belleville. Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (closed noon-1 p.m.)
  • Lebanon Public Library, 314 W. St. Louis Street, Lebanon. Open Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • St. Paul United Church of Christ, 123 Dee Street, Lebanon. Open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Leu Civic Center, 213 N. Market Street, Mascoutah. Open Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • O’Fallon Police Department, 285 N. Seven Hills Road, O’Fallon. Open 24 hours
  • O’Fallon Public Library, 120 Civic Plaza, O’Fallon. Open Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
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