As the winter season approaches, it's crucial to ensure that everyone in our community has the knowledge and resources to stay safe and warm, particularly those facing housing or poverty challenges. In this blog post, we'll share essential winter preparedness tips and resources to help everyone navigate the colder months with comfort and safety.
Locate local shelters and warming centers.
Reach out to communitiy organizations or churches that may offer temporary shelter.
Dress in layers and use blankets for insulation.
Connect with charities for winter clothing donations.
Health and Hygiene:
Practice good hygiene to prevent winter illnesses.
Find free flu shots or health clinics in your area.
Plan for nutritious, warm meals to support your health.
Connect with organizations like PCC, who offer Food Services.
Research energy assistnace programs.
Check out the resource on safety with portable heaters.
Follow local weather updates
Sign up for emergency alerts.
Build a local support network
Connect with PCC and other community centers to see how we can be assistance to you or to others.