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Camden Opens Warming Shelters During ‘Code Blue’ Freeze Periods

(File photo.  Credit: Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images)

(File photo. Credit: Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images)

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CAMDEN, NJ (CBS) – “Code Blues” have been issued in multiple municipalities due to the cold weather, and in Camden, residents are also being given access to “warming shelters.”

On Wednesday afternoon, Camden County health officials announced that due to the cold a Code Blue is in effect on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings, warming shelters will be open to residents inside several buildings.

Joseph House, located at 523 Stevens Street, will be open from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. The lobbies of the Police Administration Building at 800 Federal Street and the Transportation Center will also be open from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. during the freeze period.