Ganim Announces Cold Weather Protocol

From Mayor’s Office:

Mayor Ganim and the Office of Emergency Management advise all residents to be cautious through 6pm on Friday, December 23rd until 12pm on Monday, December 26th as temperatures drop with very low wind chill. Residents may utilize the below checklist as a guide to safety during cold weather:
— Check heating devices.
— Do not use a stove or oven to heat your home due to potential gas, carbon monoxide and fire hazards.
— Ensure that pets are brought inside.
— Watch for ice on pipes and ground cover.
— Bundle up if you must go outside.

Warming Centers

Senior Centers (Open weekdays only)
— Black Rock Senior Center – 2676 Fairfield Avenue, (9:00am- 3:00pm)
— Eisenhower Senior Center – 307 Golden Hill Street, (9:00am-3:00pm)
— North End Bethany Senior Center – 20 Throme Street, (9:00am- 3:30pm)

GBT Station
— 710 Water Street, Mon- Fri (9:00am- 9:00pm)

Bridgeport Public Library Branches<
— Main Branch – 925 Broad Street, Mon & Tues (10:00am- 6:00pm), Wed & Thurs (12:00pm- 8:00pm), Fri & Sat (10:00am- 5:00pm). Sunday (Closed).

— Black Rock Branch – 2705 Fairfield Avenue, Mon & Tues (10:00am- 6:00pm), Wed & Thurs(10:00am- 6:00pm), Fri & Sat (10:00am- 5:00pm). Sunday (Closed).

— Newfield Branch – 755 Central Avenue, Mon & Tues (10:00am- 6:00pm), Wed & Thurs (12:00pm- 8:00pm), Fri & Sat (10:00am- 5:00pm). Sunday (Closed)

— North Branch – 3455 Madison Avenue, Mon, Tues & Wed (10:00am- 6:00pm), Thurs (12:00pm- 8:00pm), Fri & Sat (10:00am- 5:00pm) Sunday (Closed).

— East Side Branch – 1174 East Main Street, Mon (10:00am- 6:00pm), Tues (12:00pm- 8:00pm) Wed (12:00pm- 8:00pm) Thurs (10:00am- 6:00pm), Fri & Sat (10:00am -5:00pm) Sunday (Closed).

South End Community Center- Overnight Stay/Case Worker Support
650 Park Ave– Open 24/7, November 16th, 2022, to April 16rh, 2023
Limited overnight capacity


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