JEFFERSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - Governor Pat Quinn announced Monday there will be services available throughout the state to protect people from the heat.
The Governor also encouraged residents to check on family members and neighbors who are vulnerable to hot weather, including the elderly and children.
“Rising temperatures like those we’re expecting in the days ahead can be extremely dangerous, especially for elderly residents and children,” Governor Quinn said. “I urge people to take steps to stay safe and cool. If you have children, or elderly neighbors or relatives, please check on them regularly to make sure they are safe.”