06 Jan

NOTICE: County to operate two warming centres

The County of Prince Edward will operate two warming centres on Saturday, January 6 and Sunday, January 7.

• The Rotary Club of Picton Hall inside the Prince Edward Community Centre (375 Picton Main Street) and the Rotary Hall inside the Wellington and District Community Centre (111 Belleville Street) will be open until 11 pm on Saturday, January 6 and from 7 am – 11 pm on Sunday, January 7.

• Coffee and hot chocolate will be available at both locations.

• Should warming centre visitors require overnight accommodations, arrangements will be made through Prince Edward - Lennox and Addington Social Services (PELASS).

• Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold warning for the area. Extreme cold warnings are issued when very cold temperatures or wind chill creates an elevated risk to health such as frost bite and hypothermia. For more information, visit the Environment Canada website: https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?on26#152247624818430149201801040503ww1171cwto

• Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada by visiting its website http://www.weatheroffice.gc.ca/city/pages/on-27_metric_e.html.

• For more information, contact the County of Prince Edward’s Customer Service Desk at 613.476.2148 ext. 1023

Please note: The County of Prince Edward provides this information as a service to the general public. While we do our best to provide accurate information, construction projects and associated service disruptions are subject to change based on weather, road, traffic, and other uncontrollable conditions.