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North Charleston warming shelter to open Sunday, Monday night

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Updated: Jan. 17, 2021 at 3:19 PM EST
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - A warming shelter in North Charleston will be opening its doors Sunday and Monday night to help keep people out of the cold.

The Aldersgate Winter Warming Shelter will be open on Sunday, January 17 and Monday, January 18. The warming shelter is located at 1444 Remount Road in North Charleston and will be open for registration from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. unless previous arrangements have been arranged.

Aldersgate says that it provide a hot shower, warm clothes, toiletries, safe overnight lodging, and an optional devotion. For a connecting ride to the shelter, people are asked to board a Carta bus route 13 and request the Aldersgate Winter Warming Shelter.

Due to social distancing requirements, the shelter will have a 40-person capacity and will operate on a first-come, first-served basis.

All guests will be screened by medical professionals before entry. The warming shelter says it is unable to accommodate symptomatic guests at this time. 

All guests will be required to wear a mask at all times unless eating, showering, or sleeping.  Masks will be provided by the warming shelter.

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