Northampton Warming Center Opens at Police Station

Northampton is opening a warming center Saturday and Sunday, offering heat and safety tips during extreme cold.

Mayor David Narkewicz announced that the center will be open Saturday, February 13, and Sunday, February 14, from 8:30am to 4:00pm.  It will be located at the Northampton Police Station Community Room, on 29 Center Street, and will be open to the public.  Official safety tips include minimizing outdoor activities, even for pets, covering your mouth with a scarf to protect your lips and lungs, and checking in with friends and neighbors who may be affected by the extreme cold weather.

For more safety tips and additional information, read the full release.

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