ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10)-A Code Blue alert has been issued by the Homeless and Travelers Aid Society (HATAS) from Monday, December 20 through Sunday, December 26.
HATAS declares a Code Blue when the temperature including wind chill is expected to be 32 degrees or colder. Residents in need of shelter in Albany County can go to:
- Capital City Rescue Mission, 259 South Pearl Street
- Emergency Overflow Shelter (Lutheran Church), 646 State Street
- IPH Safe Haven, 26 South Swan Street
All social service districts in the state are required to have a Code Blue program. For information on Code Blue shelters outside of Albany County contact a local homeless shelter.