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/upperbuckscodeblue
Quakertown Masonic Lodge
501 W. Broad Street
Quakertown, PA 18951
Central Bucks – co2ssh.org
Doylestown Presbyterian Church
148 N. Church Street
Doylestown, PA 18901
Lower Bucks – ahtn.org
Cavalry 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]