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Oak Street Health Serves as Warming Centers for the Elderly

Oak Street Health Serves as Warming Centers for the Elderly

Urges Residents to take Safety Precautions during these frigid temperatures

 CHICAGO, IL (January 5, 2015) Bitter cold temperatures pose a serious threat to health and safety for older adults. In response to forecasted over night freezing temperatures Oak Street Health community centers will serve as warming centers for older adults to ensure that seniors are safe, warm and have access to resources and medical services.

On Wednesday, February 18th and Thursday, February 19th, from 9am to 5pm all seven Oak Street Health community centers in Portage Park, Edgewater, Bronzeville, Ashburn, Avalon Park, Berwyn and Blue Island will be open to all seniors as warming centers offering free coffee, hot chocolate, tea and entertainment for seniors. 

Oak Street Health is a Chicago-based health care company that provides medical, dental, and social services to seniors on Medicare.

To learn more about Oak Street Health please visit                   or call 773-326-4093 

 Oak Street Health Locations: Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm  

Portage Park   4848 W. Irving Park  Chicago, IL 60641 773-724-6200

Edgewater  1541 W. Devon Avenue  Chicago, IL 60660 773-250-5222

Ashburn  3348 W. 87th Street   Chicago, IL 60652 773-768-4471

Avalon   Park1715 E. 95th Street  Chicago, IL 60617 773-768-4437

Bronzeville  4318 S. State Street Chicago, IL 60609 773-285-9304

Berwyn  7000 W. Cermak Road  Berwyn, IL 60402 708-484-8090

Blue Island  3046 W. 127th Street  Blue Island, IL 60406 708-377-7920 

Keywords: cold weather, health, safety, seniors

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