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Posted on: February 14, 2022

Bucks Issues ‘Code Blue’ Declaration Until Feb. 16

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A Code Blue declaration will be in effect for Bucks County until Wednesday in response to extreme cold conditions.

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

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
Doylestown Presbyterian Church 
127 E. Court Street 
Doylestown, PA 18901

Lower Bucks – ahtn.org
Calvary Baptist Church
250 Green Lane
Bristol, PA 19007

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, [email protected]

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