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Posted on: December 23, 2022

Bucks County Issues ‘Code Blue’ Declaration for Holiday Weekend

A Code Blue declaration will be in effect for Bucks County through Wednesday morning as rain and extreme cold approach for the holiday weekend.

Shelters in Upper, Central and Lower Bucks are set to open at 8:30 p.m. Friday.

The following shelters have been activated:

Upper Bucks – facebook.com/upperbuckscodeblue
Quakertown Masonic Lodge
501 W. Broad Street
Quakertown, PA 18951

Central Bucks – co2ssh.org
Neshaminy Warwick Presbyterian – Warwick Township 
1401 Meetinghouse Rd
Warminster, PA 18974
nwpc.net

Lower Bucks – ahtn.org
Shir Ami Synagogue 
101 Richboro Newtown Rd.
Newtown, PA 18940 
shirami.org

The county issues a “Code Blue” declaration when temperatures are forecast to drop below 20 degrees for two or more consecutive days. A “Code Blue” may be called amid higher temperatures, as consideration is also given to wind chill, precipitation and other circumstances.

Information about “Code Blue” openings is available Monday – Friday through the county’s Housing Link Helpline at 1-800-810-4434. 

To learn more about “Code Blue” in Bucks County, click here.

Media Contact: James O’Malley, 215-348-6414, jtomalley@buckscounty.org

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