EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION & IMPORTANT NUMBERS

 

Hurricane Sandy has the potential to affect many parts of Long Island from Sunday - Wednesday with a variety of threats, including heavy rain, high winds, flooding, tornadoes, coastal surges, and widespread power outages.


Tracking : Preparing:


National Weather Service – Track Hurricane Sandy


http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/


 


A storm emergency kit should include items such as non-perishable food, water, cash, filled prescriptions, a battery-powered or hand-crank radio, first aid kit, flashlights and extra batteries.


For the latest information on Hurricane Sandy, please visit http://www.dhses.ny.gov./


You can receive emergency information through NY-ALERT, Visit http://www.nyalert.gov/  and sign up for free today.


Below  is a list of important emergency contact numbers you may wish to print out and keep on hand.


To report power outages or downed power lines:


LIPA Hotline: (800) 490-0075


http://www.lipower.org/stormcenter/


You can also sign up to receive power outage updates via text message on your mobile phone by simply registering  any text-enabled mobile phone or device to your LIPA account at http://www.lipower.org/mylipa/


24-Hour Gas Emergency Service:


National Grid: (800) 490-0045


First responders (non-emergency):



 


Nassau County Police Department (general): 516-573-7000


Suffolk County Police Department (general): 631-852-6000 or 631-852-COPS


Old Brookville  Police Department: (516)626-1300


Emergency Management:


Nassau County Office of Emergency Management: 516-573-0636


New York State Emergency Management Office: 518-292-2200


Suffolk County Office of Emergency Management: 631-852-4900


Other important websites:


Ready.gov       http://www.ready.gov/


Nassau County Office of Emergency Management


http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/OEM/index.html


 


Suffolk County Office of Emergency Management


http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/FireRescueandEmergencyServices/OfficeofEmergencyManagement.aspx


 


Holland Tunnel and Brooklyn Battery Tunnel will CLOSE at 2 pm October 29, 2012


Midtown Tunnel OPEN


MTA CLOSED including LIRR and subways till further notice


Shelters currently open:


Nassau Community College – P Building – located at 1 Education Drive in Garden City East


Levittown Memorial – 150 Abbey Lane in Levittown


Locust Valley High School – 99 Horse Hollow Road in Locust Valley


SUNY Old Westbury – 223 Shore Hill Road in Old Westb


Farmingdale High School – 150 Lincoln Street, Farmingdale


Walt Whitman High School -301 West Hills Rd, Huntington Station


Robert Frost Middle School - 450 Half Hollow Road, Deer Park


A pet shelter is open at Nassau County Mitchell Athletic Complex Administration Building in Uniondale.



·         Nassau non-emergency hotline: 1-888-684-4274