Ross County's Community Action Homeless Shelter for Men has temporarily extended its hours of operation because of the extreme cold.

Officials say the shelter will operate 24 hours a day until February 1st. Men age 18 and over who need a place to stay can call the Shelter at 772-4472.

Homeless women with or without children, or single men who need a place to stay, during the severe weather can get assistance this week by calling John Huffman at Community Action at 702-7222.