Temperatures are expected to fall below zero-degrees this weekend, and state officials are gearing up to help those who need a warm place to go. Department of Human Services spokeswoman Januari Smith says they’re opening up more than 100-warming centers across the state.
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Families are urged to take advantage of the warming centers if their homes are short on heat. To find a warming center near you, check out www.KeepWarm.Illinois.gov .
Serving the areas of Alton, Godfrey, East Alton, Wood River, Roxana, Edwardsville, Jerseyville, Brighton, Bethalto, Grafton, Granite City, Hartford, Highland, Troy, Fairview Heights, Belleville and the surrounding cities.