"Health Commissioner Extends Code Blue In Baltimore Through Friday"
Monday Feb 16th, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
With forecasts calling for four to eight inches of snow from Monday evening to midday Tuesday, and temperatures and wind chills predicted to be below zero during the rest of the week, Baltimore City Health Commissioner Leana Wen, M.D. has ordered the Code Blue extended through Friday, February 20. An extended Code Blue advisory had previously been in place from February 12 – 16. This is the seventh Code Blue alert for Baltimore this winter, and the city has experienced six cold weather related deaths.