CAMDEN COUNTY, N.J. (CBS) – Officials across the Delaware Valley have issued a Code Blue Advisory as some of the coldest air of the season moves into the region.
Camden County’s Health Department has issued a Code Blue Advisory for this weekend.
The Health Office has issued the Code Blue Advisory for Camden County from 7 p.m. on Dec. 8 to 7 a.m. on Dec. 10.
“We are expecting a storm that could deliver between three and five inches of snow with overnight temperatures well below freezing. In these extreme weather conditions, we need everyone to be sheltered and out of the elements,” says Camden County Department of Health and Services liaison Carmen Rodriguez. “If you must leave the house, please dress yourself and your children in warm clothing, hats and gloves. Also, please remember to check on elderly relatives and neighbors, and bring your pets indoors.”
People seeking shelter in a warming center should contact their local municipality. Additional resources are available by calling the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services (800) 999-9045 or via the internet at www.camdencounty.com.
Officials in Burlington County have also declared a Code Blue in effect from 8 p.m. on Friday, December 8 through 8 a.m. on Monday, December 11, due to the extreme cold temperatures forecasted
Individuals in need of shelter, or for more information about Code Blue, can call Burlington County at 856-234-8888 or 866-234-5006.
The Office of Homeless Services is declaring a Code Blue, starting Saturday, December 9th at 7 a.m., ending Monday, December 11th at 11am. Throughout the Code Blue, Philadelphia’s homeless outreach teams will patrol the streets in greater numbers, urging homeless people to come to local shelters. If you are concerned about someone who is homeless, please call the Outreach Coordination Center at 215-232-1984 at any time.
The Montgomery County Commissioners have declared a Code Blue in effect from 9 p.m. Saturday through 9:00am. Monday.