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'Code Blue' alert for Lackawanna County

County officials are sounding the alarm ahead of forecasted cold weather.

SCRANTON, Pa. — Lackawanna County officials have issued a "Code Blue" alert ahead of the cold weather expected this weekend.

The alert is in effect for Lackawanna County from 8 p.m. Friday, January 14, to 8 a.m. on Monday, January 17.

Homeless individuals can access an emergency shelter at the following locations:

  • Keystone Mission, Weston Field House, 982 Providence Road, (doors open at 8 p.m. during the week. Closed Wednesday. Weekend hours vary.)
  • St. Anthony's Haven, 409 Olive Street, Scranton, (hours: 7 p.m. to 8 a.m.)
  • Community Intervention Center, 445 North 6th Avenue, Scranton, (hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

Get the full Stormtracker 16 forecast here.

🔵🚨🔵 Lackawanna County Commissioners Declare “Code Blue” Frigid Weather Alert 🔵🚨🔵 Based on current cold weather...

Posted by Lackawanna County on Friday, January 14, 2022

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