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Community EMS in Southfield taking extra steps to help the homeless in the cold

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When it gets even colder Monday night and Tuesday Community EMS in Southfield will be on-call to provide extra help for the homeless.

A special 20 person medical "rehab unit" will hit the streets to provide medical care, blankets and coffee for people who have no place to go for shelter.

Community EMS is accepting donations at 25400 W. Eight Mile Rd. in Southfield.

They also are asking you to call them if you see a homeless person in distress. You can call at 1-800-343-4427.

VIDEO: Click on the video player above to learn more about Community EMS in a report from Fox 2's Robin Schwartz

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Warning that's in effect until Wednesday morning for wind chill values that could drop as low as 40 below zero Monday night. Temperatures will stay bitterly cold Tuesday with a gusty wind creating dangerous wind chills. High of only 2. The bitter cold eases by weeks end. Temperatures look to get back above freezing by the weekend.

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