This site offers information on extreme cold preparedness and updates on county issued winter weather alerts and warnings and warming centers and shelter openings.
Home Heating Safety Communications: Winter weather can increase the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning and home fires from faulty or misuse of home heating appliances. The following sites provide links to multi-lingual factsheets, social media posts, and messaging you can share with your community.
- US Fire Administration Heating Fire Safety Outreach Materials
- Mass.gov Winter Home Heating Safety
- Ready.gov Winter Weather messaging
- SoCo Emergency: This video does address use of propane indoors –
Home Heating Utility Bill Support Programs: You may be eligible to receive financial support with reducing the cost and/or paying back past due bills related to home heating.