Two more ‘Warming Stations’ now open in Herkimer County

The Herkimer County Public Health Department has announced two more organizations are now designated as ‘Warming Stations’.

Posted: Jan 5, 2018 6:40 PM
Updated: Jan 5, 2018 8:30 PM

Herkimer, N.Y. - The Herkimer County Public Health Department has announced two more organizations are now designated as ‘Warming Stations’.


A week ago, the Herkimer County Public Health Department announced six organizations had agreed to open their doors to people who were out walking and needed a place to warm up.

Those organizations were :

- Village of Frankfort office building – 110 Railroad St., Frankfort: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

- Mohawk YMCA – 83 E. Main St., Mohawk: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday

- Basloe Library – 245 N. Main St., Herkimer: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday

- Little Falls Library – 10 Waverly Pl., Little Falls: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday

- Little Falls YMCA – 15 Jackson St., Little Falls: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Friday; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday

- Dolgeville Manheim Library – 24 N. Main St., Dolgeville: Monday-Wednesday, Friday; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday

Diane Ward, a Registeted Nurse with the Herkimer County Public Health Nursing Service says the two new organizations now taking part are :

Ilion Municipal Building, 46 Morgan St. Ilion Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Ilion Free Public Library. 78 West St., Ilion Mon, Tues, Thurs 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wed, Fri, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sat 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Ward wants to urge all area residents when traveling in these conditions to :

- Pay attention to weather reports
- Dress accordingly for outdoor activities
- Travel in pairs
- Carry a cell phone

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