Resolve to be ready for extreme cold

For the new year, Minneapolis City officials want everyone to resolve to be ready for extreme cold temperatures. In dangerous cold, frostbite can happen in just minutes. And everyone should remember: if it’s too cold for them, it’s probably too cold for their pets.

Tips for extremely cold weather

Stay safe while staying warm

The Fire Department wants people to stay safe as they stay warm and follow these tips:

The City has developed this space heater safety video for people to watch and share.

Pets get cold too

Minneapolis Animal Care and Control reminds residents that their pets feel the cold, too. Here are some reminders from Animal Control:

More information and tips on being ready for winter weather and extreme cold temperatures can be found on the Health Department’s webpages and


Jan. 3, 2020

Published Jan 3, 2020



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