A Code Blue declaration will be in effect for Bucks County through Sunday morning as severe cold sets in for the weekend.
Shelters in Upper, Central and Lower Bucks are set to open at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.
The following shelters have been activated:
Upper Bucks – facebook.com/upperbuckscodeblueQuakertown Masonic Lodge501 W. Broad StreetQuakertown, PA 18951
Central Bucks – co2ssh.orgDoylestown Presbyterian Church148 N. Church StreetDoylestown, PA 18901dtownpc.org
Lower Bucks – ahtn.orgCavalry Baptist Church250 Green LaneBristol, PA 19007calvarybristol.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.
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