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Burlington County Declares Code Blue

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    Winds will diminish Monday night, but there will be another cold day in store for Tuesday.

    The cold weather forced the Burlington County Health Department to declare a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency, according to a press release.

    Burlington County believes the area’s winter conditions pose “a threat of serious harm or death to individuals without shelter.” Code Blue procedures provide short-term emergency sheltering.

    The Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency runs from 9:00am Monday, December 06, 2010 until 11:00am, Wednesday, December 8, 2010.

    For a list of available shelters and additional info on Code Blue, call Burlington County at 856-234-8888 or 866-234-5006.
     

    For general cold weather precautions, check the Center for Disease Control and Prevention Web site: http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/winter.