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    Emergency Information

    For All Emergencies CALL 911 / The Local # For The 911 Center is 203-946-6316

    Emergency Operations Center

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    Emergency Operations Center
    200 Orange Street
    New Haven, CT 06510
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    Maggie Targove
    Deputy Director, Planning/Admin.
    Office 203-946-8226
    Fax 203-946-8223

    Rick Fontana
    Deputy Director, Operations
    Office 203-946-8224
    Fax 203-946-8223

    Basic information for you and your family to be prepared for any emergency.


    Emergency Information

    If you smell gas, suspect a gas leak or carbon monoxide call 911.
    For gas shut off or gas restoration call 1-800-513-8898
    Southern Connecticut Gas Company

    When you see a fallen wire call 911. To report a power outage:
    United Illuminating Company  (or dial 203-499-3333)

    When you need food or emergency shelter: (Dial 2-1-1)

    If you have discolored or foul tasting water or need the water turned off:
    Regional Water Authority (203) 624-6671 or (203) 562-4020
    RWA New Haven Customers
    Water Authority Police Hotline: (203) 401-2525

    When you see an animal that looks sick or is behaving suspiciously or abnormally:
     Animal Control 203-946-8110  Police  203-946-6316 

    If you think you may have had physical contact with a sick animal:
    Health Department 946-8174

    Additional Information 

    City of New Haven-Snow Preparedness Information
    Snow Emergency Routes
    Hurricane Preparedness Brochure: Tips on dealing with a hurricane

    Local Radio and Television Stations
    Connecticut Department of Emergency Management

    Federal Emergency Management Agency 
    Department of Homeland Security 
    American Red Cross 
    Disaster Preparedness for people with disabilities
    Heat Wave Information
    For more information on the health hazards of extreme heat temperatures, CLICK HERE

    Residents with home alarm security systems are reminded that, per City ordinance, they are required to register their alarm systems with the City. Registering your alarm system is free, but there is a $99 penalty for unregistered alarms. You can register your alarm online here or by calling: (866)-889-2364

    Public Health Concerns: Prevention Tips and Important Information

    H1N1 and Seasonal Influenza Information & Current News
    Floods: What to before and after

    West Nile Virus (in English)
    or (in Spanish) and how to prevent getting sick
    Seasonal Flu and Pandemic Flu and how to prevent getting sick
    Food Safety and how to keep food safe in emergencies
    Food, Product, and Pet Food Recalls
    Extreme Heat and Extreme Cold
    Water Shortages and Droughts
    Swine Flu/H1N1 Virus

    MRSA ( Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
    Information about Bedbugs

    Information about Scabies



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