Code Blue for NYC

Temperatures forecast to stay 10 to 15 degrees below normal through the weekend. Unsheltered homeless individuals, infants, older adults and people with certain chronic medical conditions are at an increased risk. Benjamin Krakauer, assistant commissioner for ..Read More

Helping Homeless New Yorkers During Cold Weather

Each winter, thousands of homeless New Yorkers struggle to survive on the streets, while high winds, frigid temperatures, snow, and freezing rain can put them at risk of life-threatening illnesses like hypothermia and frostbite. The City declares a Code Blue w ..Read More

Code Blue Issued for NYC Homeless as Temperatures Fall

The city is working to get homeless people shelter as temperatures dip and the city faces its coldest air of 2017. With freezing conditions in the city Tuesday night and overnight, the Department of Homeless Services has issued a Code Blue warning. That means ..Read More