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Posted on: January 10, 2022

[ARCHIVED] NEWS FLASH: Health Precautions for Extreme Cold Weather Conditions

Greenwich, CT - With below freezing temperatures and the potential for below zero wind chills forecasted for Tuesday January 11, 2022, Greenwich Department of Health is reminding residents to take precautions against hypothermia and frostbite and when using alternative heating sources in their home. Heating systems during cold weather normally work “overtime” and sometimes become faulty without warning. When this situation occurs, space heaters and fire places get used to stay warm; however, their use increases the risk of household fires and carbon monoxide poisoning. 

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