domingo, 28 de octubre de 2012

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone Will Hold Hurricane Sandy Press Briefing at 2:30pm Today


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    Press Briefing
COUNTY OF SUFFOLK
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OFFICE OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE
H. Lee Dennison Building
100 Veterans Memorial Highway
P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, New York 11788-0099
 Steven Bellone
SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVE
Media Advisory
October 28, 2012
8:15am
Contact Information:
Vanessa B. Streeter
(Office) 631-853-7801
(Cell) 631-885-2298
 
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone Will Hold Hurricane Sandy Press Briefing at 2:30pm Today
 
What: Bellone and Suffolk County officials will hold press briefing today to discuss preparations for Hurricane Sandy
 
When:    Today, October 28, 2012
                2:30pm
 
Where:    Suffolk County Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
                30 East Ave, Yaphank, NY 11980
 
Note:        Media will be able to obtain B-Roll of the EOC         
 
Reminders:
 
Mandatory Evacuation of Fire Island in EffectResidents Required to Leave Fire Island By 2:00pm Today
All Suffolk County Residents in Flood Prone Areas Should Make Alternative Arrangements in Case of Heavy Flooding
The Red Cross Opening Three Shelters at 8:00am Today
Pet Friendly Shelters in Brentwood and Riverhead Open 8:00am Today
All Suffolk County Parks Will Be Closed as of 6:00pm Today
   
 
Suffolk County Shelters Open Today:
·       Hampton Bays High School – 88 Argonne  Avenue Hampton Bays, NY 11946
·       Sachem East High School 177 Granny Road Farmingville, NY 11738
·       Brentwood High School Sonderling Bldg. – 52 Third Avenue Brentwood, NY 11717
 
Suffolk County Pet Shelters Open Today
·       Brentwood Rec Center – 99 Third Avenue, Brentwood, NY 11717
·       Suffolk County Community College  Eastern Campus – Woodlands Bldg. 121 Speonk Rd., Riverhead, NY
Preparation Tips
If you have not done so already, it is important to ensure you:
•             Check your family’s emergency supply kit – make certain you have food, water, medications, and other necessities to sustain you, your family and family pets for at least 72 hours.
•             Keep up to date with local conditions – follow TV and radio reports from your area or visit www.weather.gov (http://mobile.weather.gov on your phone) for the latest forecast.
•             Remember food safety – power outages and flooding may happen as a result of strong winds and heavy rains so have a plan for keeping food safe. Have a cooler on hand to keep food cold, and group food together in the freezer so it stays cold longer.
•             Have an adequate communication plan - be sure friends and family know how to contact you. Teach family members how to use text messaging. Text messages can often get around network disruptions when a phone call might not get through.
Keep in mind, hurricanes bring heavy rains, storm surges and possible flooding events. Avoid walking or driving through any flooded areas.

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