Winter shelter and outreach operations are in effect for the City of St. Louis through Monday night, January 21, 2019

01/19/19, 6:00 PM - 8:00 AM

Announcement

Winter shelter and outreach operations are in effect for the City of St. Louis and have been extend through Monday night, January 21st, 2019. Additional cots are being made available tonight for additional homeless sheltering and support.

Exposure to cold can cause frostbite or hypothermia and can become life threatening. A wind chill of -20° F with light winds will cause frostbite in just 30 minutes. Hyperthermia is a condition brought on when the body temperature drops to less thman 95°F, and it can kill. If you see an individual who is struggling with the cold temperatures, please call 911 to receive immediate medical attention.

Individuals or families who may need shelter should go the shuttle pick up location at Market and 13 th streets. There will be a St. Louis Metro Warming Bus there, providing relief from the cold while awaiting shuttle service to open overflow shelters until 8 pm at the shuttle location.

For further assistance please call United Way 211 or 911.

St. Louis Winter Outreach workers will patrol for individuals needing shelter to be transported to the Winter Operations shelters.

More Info: Winter Shelter and Outreach Operations in Effect Tonight, January 21, 2019

Event published: Jan 19, 2019 9:58 PM
Last updated: Jan 21, 2019 4:40 PM

Location:
shuttle pick up location
Market and 13th
St. Louis, MO 63103

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Phone:
911

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