Sweltering Temperatures All Week; City Activates Heatline

As the temperatures continue to rise, so do concerns for safety.

The city of Philadelphia has issued a Code Red. This means that outreach teams are out providing assistance to the homeless.

The city has also issued a Heat Health Emergency, which activates the city’s emergency heat programs.

The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging has activated its Heatline. The phone number is 215-765-9040.

Officials are also reminding people to check on seniors, relatives and neighbors.