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12/23/2022 - Mayor Ganim, EOC Activate Bridgeport Cold Weather Protocol
Mayor Joseph P. Ganim
For Immediate Release For More Information:
December 23, 2022 Communications@bridgeportct.gov
MAYOR GANIM, EOC ACTIVATE BRIDGEPORT COLD WEATHER PROTOCOL
BRIDGEPORT, CT – Mayor Ganim and the Office of Emergency Management advise all residents to be cautious through 6pm on Friday, December 23rd until 12pm on Monday, December 26th as temperatures drop with very low wind chill. Residents may utilize the below checklist as a guide to safety during cold weather:
- Check heating devices.
- Do not use a stove or oven to heat your home due to potential gas, carbon monoxide and fire hazards.
- Ensure that pets are brought inside.
- Watch for ice on pipes and ground cover.
- Bundle up if you must go outside.
Senior Centers (Open weekdays only)
- Black Rock Senior Center – 2676 Fairfield Avenue, (9:00am- 3:00pm)
- Eisenhower Senior Center – 307 Golden Hill Street, (9:00am-3:00pm) CLOSED ON CHRISTMAS DAY
- North End Bethany Senior Center – 20 Throme Street, (9:00am- 3:30pm)
- 710 Water Street, Mon- Fri (9:00am- 9:00pm)
Bridgeport Public Library Branches
- Main Branch – 925 Broad Street, Mon & Tues (10:00am- 6:00pm), Wed & Thurs (12:00pm- 8:00pm), Fri & Sat (10:00am- 5:00pm). Sunday (Closed).
- Black Rock Branch – 2705 Fairfield Avenue, Mon & Tues (10:00am- 6:00pm), Wed & Thurs(10:00am- 6:00pm), Fri & Sat (10:00am- 5:00pm). Sunday (Closed).
- Newfield Branch – 755 Central Avenue, Mon & Tues (10:00am- 6:00pm), Wed & Thurs (12:00pm- 8:00pm), Fri & Sat (10:00am- 5:00pm). Sunday (Closed).
- North Branch – 3455 Madison Avenue, Mon, Tues & Wed (10:00am- 6:00pm), Thurs (12:00pm- 8:00pm), Fri & Sat (10:00am- 5:00pm) Sunday (Closed).
- East Side Branch – 1174 East Main Street, Mon (10:00am- 6:00pm), Tues (12:00pm- 8:00pm) Wed (12:00pm- 8:00pm) Thurs (10:00am- 6:00pm), Fri & Sat (10:00am -5:00pm) Sunday (Closed).
South End Community Center- Overnight Stay/Case Worker Support
- 650 Park Ave– Open 24/7, November 16th, 2022, to April 16th, 2023.
- Limited overnight capacity