A Code Blue declaration will be in effect for Bucks County through Monday in response to extreme cold conditions.
Shelters in Upper, Central and Lower Bucks are set to open at 8:30 p.m. each day throughout the weekend.
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
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
5194 Cold Spring Creamery Road
Doylestown, PA 18902
Lower Bucks – ahtn.org
1667 Edgewood Road
Yardley, PA 19067
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: Charlotte Reese, 215-348-6430, [email protected]