Provided by the County of Bucks:
A Code Blue declaration will be in effect for Bucks County into next week in response to a forecasted stretch of extreme cold.
Shelters in Upper, Central and Lower Bucks are set to open by 8:30 p.m. Sunday and will remain in operation nightly through Jan. 21.
The following shelters have been activated for this Code Blue event:
Upper Bucks – facebook.com/upperbuckscodeblue
Quakertown Masonic Lodge – First Floor
501 W. Broad Street
Quakertown, PA 18951
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.