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Winter Safety Tips
Release Date: February 10, 2016

When winter temperatures drop significantly below normal, staying warm and safe can become a challenge.

When winter temperatures drop significantly below normal, staying warm and safe can become a challenge. Taking preventive action is your best defense against having to deal with extreme cold-weather conditions.

The Department of Environmental and Public Health Services has provided Winter Safety Tips

The Office of Public Health Nursing has provided helpful information on Hypothermia and Frostbite

The National Weather Service Wind Chill Chart  and brochure  provides additional information about hypothermia and frostbite. It also provides the chart for people to refer to regarding the length of time it takes to develop frostbite dependent upon air temp and wind speed.

CDC Cold Weather Guide  To keep yourself and your family safe, you should know how to prevent cold-related health problems and what to do if a cold-weather health emergency arises.

New Jersey OEM Preparing for Winter Weather Hazards page 

NJDOH Emergency Preparedness page 


Photo: Winter Mill, Stillwater Township, NJ - George S. Shammas

Winter Mill - George S. Shammas


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