Posted Monday, January 6th, 2014

Morris County residents in need of shelter during this bitterly cold spell can contact the county Office of Temporary Assistance at 973-829-8176 weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. After hours, 2-1-1 can be called for assistance.

While the extreme cold can present a health threat to everyone, it can be especially dangerous for the elderly. Please, take some time to check on elderly neighbors and loved ones to make sure they have heat and are dressed warmly.