HomeTabernacle NewsCode Blue in effect until Saturday

Code Blue in effect until Saturday

With subfreezing temperatures predicted for the next two nights and wind chill factors dipping below 20 degrees, the Burlington County Health Department declared that a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency will go into effect early this evening.

The Code Blue will commence at on Thursday, Jan. 3, at 8 p.m. and remain in effect through Saturday, Jan. 5, at 8 a.m. Officials will then review and assess upcoming weather conditions.

- Advertisement -

A Code Blue declaration is made in Burlington County when winter conditions pose a threat of serious harm or death to individuals without shelter. When a Code Blue is enacted it provides for short-term emergency sheltering.

Individuals can call contact of Burlington County at (856) 234–8888 or (866) 234–5006 for a list of available shelters and additional Code Blue information.

For general cold weather precautions, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website at www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/winter.


Stay Connected

- Advertisment -

Current Issue