CODE BLUE Is In Effect for Buffalo and Southern Erie Counties
You might be asking, 'what is a CODE BLUE?'
CODE BLUE has a couple of different definitions. Medically, a 'CODE BLUE' is described as follows, according to medicinenet.com:
An emergency situation announced in a hospital or institution in which a patient is in cardiopulmonary arrest, requiring a team of providers (sometimes called a 'code team') to rush to the specific location and begin immediate resuscitative efforts.
CODE BLUE, as it applies to this post, the weather in Buffalo, Erie County, and the homeless is defined as follows, per WKBW:
Code Blue is Buffalo and Erie County's emergency weather plan to provide shelter and safe conditions for the homeless population in dangerous winter conditions.
Buffalo temperatures should get down to about 31 degrees tonight (Sunday night), according to news reports, and anyone in need of shelter will be accommodated at any of the following locations:
- Harbor House, 241 Genesee Street, Buffalo
- Holy Cross, 412 Niagara Street, Buffalo
- Rural Outreach Center, 765 Olean Road, East Aurora