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Code Blue 32 issued for Buffalo and southern Erie County Thursday night and Friday

The CODE BLUE is for Thursday night and Friday during the day.
Credit: WGRZ

BUFFALO, N.Y. — As the weather turns colder in the Buffalo area on the first day of meteorological winter, a Code Blue 32 has been issued for both the City of Buffalo and southern Erie County for Thursday night and during the day Friday.

The following overnight shelters will be open Thursday night:

  • Holy Cross 412 Niagara St. Buffalo, NY 14201 (6 p.m. to 7 a.m.). Must be able to use stairs.
  • 586 Genesee St., Buffalo, 14204; accessible location, open 24/7. (This location was formerly a women's shelter but will be open to all for Code Blue.)
  • ROC Code Blue Transitional Housing, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.  

Daytime Warming Centers on Friday:

  • 586 Genesee Street (7 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
  • ROC Code Blue Shelter (7 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

Between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., individuals should be directed to the NFTA Metro Transportation Center. People are not permitted to wait at the NFTA outside of those provided hours.

Anyone who needs transportation to the ROC Code Blue Shelter can call (716) 222-4020.

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