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Fair Lawn Emergency Management
Friday February 12th, 2016 :: 09:33 a.m. EST


Warming Centers In Fair Lawn

With the colder than normal temperatures and wind chills projected through the weekend, the Borough will be operating (3) three of our facilities as warming centers. The warming centers will be at the Fair Lawn Community Center, Fair Lawn Senior Center and the Fair Lawn Library:

Fair Lawn Community Center
Saturday (2/13) – 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sunday (2/14) – 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Fair Lawn Senior Center
Saturday (2/13) – 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Sunday (2/14) – 12 Noon to 3:00 p.m.

Fair Lawn Library
Saturday (2/13) – 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday (2/14) – 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Fair Lawn Emergency Management reminds everyone of the following tips to stay safe during extreme cold:
• Stay indoors as much as possible and limit your exposure to the cold
• Dress in layers and keep dry
• Never run a gasoline or propane heater inside your home or an unventilated garage. Any heating system that burns fuel will produce carbon monoxide. Make sure you have a working carbon monoxide detector.
• Check on family, friends, and neighbors who are at risk and may need additional assistance
• Know the symptoms of cold-related health issues such as frostbite and hypothermia and seek medical attention if health conditions are severe.
• Bring your pets indoors or ensure they have a warm shelter area with unfrozen water.
• Make sure your vehicle has an emergency kit that includes an ice scraper, blanket and flashlight – and keep the fuel tank above half full.

Fair Lawn Emergency Management
8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 201-796-1700

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