Somerset County Offices are closed to the public.
Winter can bring extremely cold temperatures!
It's important that people prepare to ensure that they, their families, and neighbors are safe!
Follow these guidelines to stay safe, healthy and warm:
Try to stay indoors when weather is extremely cold, especially if winds are high.
If you must go outdoors, make trips outside as brief as possible.
Dress in layers of warm clothing if you plan to be outdoors.
Protect your head, neck, hands and feet from the cold by wearing a hat, scarf, gloves and socks.
Offer to help people in your neighborhood who may have limited access to heat.
Check frequently on seniors and people who are ill.
During peak cold times, visit indoor public facilities such as shopping malls, libraries or senior centers, if you don't have enough heat in your home. Check that they are open before venturing outdoors.
Do not leave pets outside.
If you use an outdoor generator at home, place it at least 10 feet away from all doors and windows to avoid exhaust gases entering the home.
Never use stoves, barbecues, or ovens in place of approved heaters such as electric, natural gas or fireplaces.
Install a carbon monoxide detector in your home to reduce the risk of poisoning.
Take extra precaution with children, the elderly, and people with disabilities or special medical needs to ensure they don't get too cold.
Winter Weather: During a Storm (CDC)
Extreme Cold: A Prevention Guide to Promote our Personal Health and Safety
Winter Weather Frequently Asked Questions
Ready.Gov - Snowstorms and Extreme Cold
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04/03/2020 9:20 AM
Although our facilities are closed to the public, Somerset County government remains operational so we can provide essential services to our residents.
03/23/2020 3:51 PM
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04/03/2020 2:10 PM
Clients will receive meals on April 6, 8, and 9.
The latest information from the Health Department
03/31/2020 6:22 PM
Meals on Wheels will continue to operate throughout the month.
Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Somerset County Business Partnership are developing a task force to help local businesses.
03/30/2020 9:01 AM
Residents who are experiencing a psychiatric emergency should contact Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services.
03/29/2020 2:44 PM
The drop off location is at the Somerset County Public Works Garage, located at 410 Roycefield Rd., Hillsborough.
03/29/2020 2:16 PM
Online donations are accepted 24/7.
03/29/2020 9:47 AM
Hot meals will be delivered on March 30, April 1 & April 3.
03/27/2020 4:19 PM
Residents are urged to limit their exposure by staying home.
03/25/2020 7:05 PM
Back on Schedule
03/24/2020 3:32 PM
March 28 and April 4 events have been canceled.
03/24/2020 11:45 AM
County government continues working for residents.
03/24/2020 11:36 AM
The county is setting up a drop off site in Hillsborough to collect PPE.
03/22/2020 3:27 PM
Lets county request assistance and resources from state & federal government.
03/21/2020 8:31 AM
03/20/2020 12:00 PM
Somerset County's leaders will continue to keep residents informed.
03/20/2020 10:13 AM
Changes to transportation services start March 20.
03/19/2020 9:40 PM