Health department to distribute fans

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Staff | July 5, 2016

ELKHORN--The high temperatures and high humidity predicted for this week can affect some worse than others, particularly the elderly and those who have health issues that can be exacerbated in the heat.

Walworth County Division of Public Health is partnering with community organizations to distribute box fans throughout the county to individuals who don't have the means to remain cool in the summer months and are more prone to heat-related injuries and health problems.

According to a news release from the division of public health, fans are available during hours of operation at the following locations while supplies last, limit one per household:

Darien Public Library, 47 Park St., Darien, 262-882-5155

Walworth Memorial Library, 525 Kenosha St., Walworth, 262-275-6322

Aram Public Library, 404 E. Walworth Ave., Delavan, 262-728-3111

Irvin L. Young Memorial Library, 431 W. Center St., Whitewater, 262-473-0530

East Troy Village Hall, 2015 Energy Drive, East Troy, 262-642-6256

University of Whitewater Anderson Library, 800 W. Main St., Whitewater, 262-472-5511

Lake Geneva Public Library, 918 W. Main St., Lake Geneva, 262-249-5299

Barret Memorial Library, 65 W. Geneva St., Williams Bay, 262-245-2709

Matheson Memorial Library, 101 N. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn, 262-723-2678

For more information, contact Walworth County Division of Public Health at 262-741-3140.

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