Sleep Out

On April 28, women from across South Jersey will sleep out in Atlantic City to help homeless youth for Covenant House.

PROVIDED/Jen Williams Covenant House

Atlantic County is advising the public of a Code Blue effective through Sunday.

The alert is required within 24 to 48 hours of weather conditions the National Weather Service forecasts as:

• Temperatures dropping 25 degrees or more without precipitation or 32 degrees or more with precipitation

• Wind chill of zero degrees or less for two or more hours.

The Code Blue helps protect citizens who live outdoors or in poorly insulated settings.

Life-threatening emergencies should be called in to 9-1-1. Nonemergencies may be reported to municipal offices. See

— Vincent Jackson

Contact: 609-272-7202

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Twenty years as a staff writer in the features department, specializing in entertainment and the arts at The Press of Atlantic City.

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