Blakeman Opens Warming Centers 24 Hours With Arctic Cold Front On Way

Today, Jan. 14, Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman announced county warming centers will be open around the clock, 24 hours a day as temperatures plummet below freezing.

“These centers and services are open for anyone who needs them, at all hours of the day.” County Executive Blakeman said.  “With forecasters predicting dangerously cold temperatures, no one should be out in the cold.”

Nassau County will also have resources on hand to provide any mental health services residents may need, and programs available for the homeless. If residents see someone who may need shelter overnight, please call the Nassau County Winter Homeless Hotline 1-866-WARMBED (1-866-927-6233).

The county facilities listed below are open 24 hours a day, and will remain open until the arctic airmass leaves the region.

  • Cantiague Park Administration Office – 480 W John St, Hicksville
    Open 24 hours –  Conference Room
  • Wantagh Administration Building – 1 King Rd, Wantagh
    Open 24 hours – Community Room
  • Mitchel Field Administration Building – 1 Charles Lindbergh Blvd, Uniondale
    Open 24 hours – First Floor
Christy Hinko
Christy Hinko is a managing editor at Anton Media Group. She is a New York Press Association (NYPA) and Press Club of Long Island (PCLI) award-winning writer and photographer.

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