The city of Wilmington is opening the ESDA building located 103 N. Main St., as a warming center on Sunday, Jan. 5, at 10 a.m. until Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 10 a.m. because of the extreme cold weather.
Questions regarding the warming center can be directed to ESDA at 815-476-2334 or Police Department non-emergency at 815-476-2811.
When the forecast calls for below normal temperatures and extremely cold wind chill factors, the city of Wilmington would like to remind residents to take every precaution to ensure their health and safety. Especially at risk are the elderly, infants and young children, people with disabilities and persons taking medication for chronic health conditions. Residents who have at risk friends, neighbors or relatives should help by checking on them periodically.