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PRESS RELEASES

City To Open Daytime Warming Centers, Residents Urged To Stay Inside If Possible

PITTSBURGH, PA (December 28, 2017) - With low temperatures and wind chills persisting this week, the City of Pittsburgh advises that three Citiparks Senior Healthy Active Living  (HAL) Centers will be available for use as warming centers for extended hours this evening and tomorrow, Friday, December 29, 2017. 

The following three centers will remain open until 7:00 p.m. today and be open from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, December 29.  (Centers normally close at 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.) 

 

Homewood Healthy Active Living Center   

7321 Frankstown Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15208  

Dec. 27-28, 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

412-244-4190  

 

South Side Market House  

12th St. & 1 Bedford Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15203  

Dec. 27-28, 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

Contact: 412-488-8404   

 

Sheraden Healthy Active Living Center 

720 Sherwood Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15204  

Dec. 27-28, 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.  

Contact: 412-777-5012  

 

All Pittsburgh police and other emergency personnel will be asked to check on homeless individuals, advise them of the extreme cold, and if necessary transport them to shelters or warming centers. Animal Control will also enforce city law prohibiting pets from being left outside during the extreme weather. 

Anyone seeking overnight shelter locations should refer to the Allegheny County Department of Human Services website for information on the Operation Safety Net Winter Shelter resources.   

Residents are encouraged to use extreme caution and check on neighbors and loved ones during the extreme cold temperatures. 

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Published

12.28.2017

Contacts

Katie O'Malley
Communications Coordinator
mayor
(412) 925-1990
katie.omalley@pittsburghpa.gov