Not having enough heat this weekend won’t just be uncomfortable, it could be life-threatening.
With a wind chill advisory warning of real-feel temperatures of -25 degrees coming this weekend, there’s a real danger of hypothermia and frost bite.
To find out more about how to prepare, click HERE.
CLICK HERE to see all warming centers in New Jersey by county.
In Suffolk County, you can get help from these centers:
- Riverhead Center 893 E. Main Street Riverhead, New York 11901-2542
Telephone: (631) 852-3500 Fax: (631) 852-3505 OR Click here
- Coram Center 80 Middle Country Road Coram, New York 11727
Telephone: (631) 854-2300 Fax (631) 854-2123 OR Click here
- Smithtown Center 200 Wireless Boulevard Hauppauge, New York 11788
Telephone: (631) 853-8714 Fax: (631) 853-8842 OR Click here
- South West Center 2 South 2nd Street Deer Park, New York 11729
Telephone: (631) 854-6600 Fax: (631) 854-6672 OR Click here
- Find more HERE.
In Nassau County, you can find help HERE.
New York City does not offer warming centers. Instead, the Office of Emergency Management encourages residents to report heat or hot water issues to 311. OEM said they have extra personnel that will be sent out to resolve any heat or hot water problems.
OEM also has encouraged anyone who sees a homeless person or knows of anyone who doesn’t have access to a warm shelter, to call 311. There are also additional personnel working to get these individuals out of the cold.AlertMe