Created: 01/05/2014 10:04 AM WHEC.com
The Open Door Mission is preparing for the return of frigid weather to the area.
Officials are issuing a Code Blue alert that will go into effect Monday evening and remain until Thursday morning.
During Code Blue alerts, the mission adds more beds to help more people get out of the cold.
Officials at the Open Door Mission say donations of towels, blankets, cosmetics and other items are always helpful. You can also volunteer your time. If you'd like to do that, click here.