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2 Orlando-area hotels to assist if residential shelter hits capacity on ‘cold nights’

Temps could hit the 30s this week in Central Florida

Temps in Central Florida could hit the 30s this week and two Orlando-area hotels will assist if the residential shelter gets full on Monday or Tuesday, according to a news release from the Coalition for the Homeless.
Temps in Central Florida could hit the 30s this week and two Orlando-area hotels will assist if the residential shelter gets full on Monday or Tuesday, according to a news release from the Coalition for the Homeless. (WKMG)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Temps in Central Florida could hit the 30s this week and two Orlando-area hotels will assist if the residential shelter hits capacity on Monday or Tuesday, according to a news release from the Coalition for the Homeless.

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Shelters in the area have declared Monday and Tuesday as “Cold Nights.”

“Cold Nights” mean no homeless person seeking shelter will be turned away.

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If a shelter gets full, two hotels will be available for safe shelter on Monday and Tuesday.

Officials said transportation to the hotels will be provided from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on each of these nights from the Coalition and to other area shelters.

The coalition said individuals will be asked a series of coronavirus screening questions and have their temperature taken.

The hotels helping out will have staff members from the shelters at the locations.


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