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Posted on: January 5, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Code Blue Declared Monday 6 pm to Wednesday 11 am


With extremely cold conditions expected, the Burlington County Health Department declared that a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency will go into effect at 6 pm tonight, Monday, January 5 and continue until 11 am Wednesday, January 7.

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, check the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website:

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