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COLD WEATHER AFFECTS EC TRANSIT

COLD WEATHER AFFECTS EC TRANSIT

DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER, EAU CLAIRE TRANSIT WILL DISCONTINUE SERVICE AT 6:30PM ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2019 & THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2019

In order to ensure the safety of our staff and our passengers, Eau Claire Transit will discontinue service at 6:30PM on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 and will provide service 5:45AM – 6:30PM on Thursday, January 31, 2019.

Over the next few days, the extreme weather conditions will cause breakdowns which can lead to delays. Please check the status of your bus at ectbustracker.doublemap.com/map/ or call (715) 839-5111 before heading out in the elements.

NEED HELP? CALL 2-1-1

2-1-1 FOR TIPS AND HELP

*** SAFETY TIPS ***

With extremely cold temperatures and wind chills in the forecast, a group of Emergency Response Partners want you to be safe.

A simple phone call to 211 can answer questions like:

Where can I go to just warm up?

What if I need a place to stay tonight?

What if my furnace breaks down and can’t be fixed right away?

Staying Safe Outdoors

Due to the low temperatures and wind chill, residents are advised to stay inside. In extreme cold, frostbite can occur within 60 seconds or less. If you must go outside, make sure to cover all exposed skin.

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