Pittsburgh Mercy Health System http://wesa.fm en Operation Safety Net Emergency Shelter Opens Early http://wesa.fm/post/operation-safety-net-emergency-shelter-opens-early <p>Operation Safety Net’s Severe Weather Emergency Shelter opened two days early this year with more than four times the expected turnout.</p><p>When the temperature drops down to 25 degrees Fahrenheit, Pittsburgh Mercy Health System’s Operation Safety Net opens a Severe Weather Emergency Shelter at the Smithfield United Church of Christ in downtown Pittsburgh to protect homeless people from the cold.</p><p>The shelter has overnight accommodations, social services and medical care.</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 17:50:35 +0000 Jessica Nath 20030 at http://wesa.fm