Code Blue Shelters Activated For Cold Spell

Bucks County has issued a Code Blue declaration.

Provided by the County of Bucks:

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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 – 
Quakertown Masonic Lodge – First Floor 
501 W. Broad Street 
Quakertown, PA 18951 

Central Bucks – 
Our Lady of Guadalupe 
5194 Cold Spring Creamery Road 
Buckingham, PA 18902 

Lower Bucks –
Woodside Church 
1667 Edgewood Road 
Lower Makefield, 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. 

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