SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Due to the continued frigid temperatures, the borough has extended the Code Blue that has been in effect since December 27, through Sunday, January 7. A Code Blue is a multi-agency response whose goal is to reduce the number of hypothermia fatalities among the most vulnerable members of the community during excessively cold temperatures, which includes children and the elderly.
The following warming centers will continue to be available:
- The first floor of the Municipal Building on 77 Summerhill Road
- Office on Aging on 1 Arlington Avenue (this warming center is available only on weekdays from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.)
- Spotswood Public Library on 548 Main Street (This warming center is only available during business hours, which are Mondays from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m., Tuesdays, 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., Wednesdays 10 a.m. until 8 p.m., Thursdays, 10 a.m. until 8 p.m., Fridays from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.)
If residents require assistance due to the extremely cold temperatures, the Spotswood website directs individuals to telephone the non-emergency number of the Spotswood Police Department, which is 732-251-2121 EX. 0.