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CODE BLUE Shelter and Heating Centers in Perth Amboy: Day and Overnight Facilities

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News Release, updated February 8, 2017

PERTH AMBOY, NJ— The Office of Emergency Management has announced a “Code Blue” in the City of Perth Amboy.  A shelter and heating centers have been designated for the public in three Perth Amboy facilities due to low temperatures:

  1. OVERNIGHT: Alexander F. Jankowski Community Center located on 1 Olive Street; open overnight tonight, Wednesday, 2/8/17 from 9 p.m.-5 a.m. 
  2. Raritan Bay Area YMCA located on 357 New Brunswick Avenue; open Weekdays 5:30 am-9:45 pm
  3. Perth Amboy Public Library located on 196 Jefferson Street; open Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

If anyone sees a person who needs help, they are urged to call the Perth Amboy Police Department at 732-442-4400. If needed, transportation will be provided by local emergency responders.

IMPORTANT: The shelter at Olive Street is open to CITY residents. This is NOT a County shelter.

For additional information about the City of Perth Amboy, please visit:  www.ci.perthamboy.nj.us.

 

 

 

 

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