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Emergency declaration of housing declared in Pueblo ahead of cold weekend

Downtown Pueblo.
Posted at 3:17 PM, Mar 17, 2023
and last updated 2023-03-17 17:17:49-04

PUEBLO, CO — The City of Pueblo has been declared a temporary housing and shelter emergency.

Local churches, synagogues, mosques, temples, and other religious institutions are encouraged to utilize their buildings as temporary shelters for the city's homeless.

This will begin at 5:00 P.M. on Friday, March 17th, 2023, and will continue until 7:00 A.M. on Sunday, March 19th, 2023.

Mayor of Pueblo Nick Gradisar made the move in response to the National Weather Service's prediction of low and freezing temperatures in the coming days.

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