The Bucks County Emergency Management Agency, the County Health Department and Advocates for the Homeless and Those in Need extended the Code Blue for the second time since Dec. 26.
The declaration extends from 7 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 7 to 7 a.m. Tuesday, Jan.9.
The EMA notified on-call churches to coordinate transportation, temporary shelter, food and other necessities. The following churches will be open to provide shelter:
- Woodside Church (starts Jan. 1, 2018)
- 1667 Edgewood Rd, Yardley, PA 19067
- Neshaminy Warwick Presbyterian Church (doors open at 7:30 p.m.)
- 1401 Meetinghouse Rd, Warminster, PA 18974
- Quakertown Masonic Lodge (doors open at 9)
- 501 W. Broad St, Quakertown, PA 18951
County Emergency Management Director Scott Forster and Health Director Dr. David Damsker advise all residents be aware of the severe weather conditions. Residents are also urged to check on their elderly neighbors and pets during this period of extremely cold weather.
For more information on the shelters:
Advocates for Homeless and Those in Need:
Coalition to Shelter and Support the Homeless:
Upper Bucks Information:
The National Weather Service is predicting another cold front leading to dangerously cold temperatures. Bucks County officials extended the “Code Blue” declaration to 7 a.m. Jan. 7, 2018.
Bucks County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) declared a “Code Blue” weather alert on Tuesday, Dec. 26 through to 7 a.m. on Jan. 2, 2018.
The County Health Department and Advocates for the Homeless and Those in Need (AHTN) joined forces when the National Weather Service predicted extreme cold with frigid conditions for at least a week.