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Hurricane Sandy Emergency Contact List

Key contacts, numbers and websites for emergency services and offices residents might need as Hurricane Sandy bears down on Long Island.

As Hurricane Sandy - aka Frankenstorm - has her sights set on the entire East Coast, it’s imperative for residents to have a list of key emergency numbers.

Patch has put together a list of local Village, Town, County and support organizations and their contact information that residents can print out before Hurricane Sandy hits home.

ASSISTANCE

*Note: 911 is only for emergencies. Do not dial 911 for information.

  • State Emergency Management Office (SEMO) (24-Hour State Emergency Coordination Center): 518-292-2200
  • Suffolk County Fire Rescue and Emergency Services (FRES): 631-852-4900
  • U.S. Coast GuardFire Island Station (for Emergency Search and Rescue): 631-661-9100

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UTILITIES

  • Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) (Storm Center and Outage Map: To Report Downed Power Lines or Electrical Emergency): 800-490-0075 or 631-755-6900
  • National Grid (Emergency Gas Safety Service): 800-490-0045
  • Suffolk County Water Authority (24-Hour Repairs): 631-665-0663
  • SCWA: 631-698-9500
  • Cablevision (Customer Support): 631-727-6300 or 631-267-6900

MEDICAL

  • Suffolk County Department of Health Services (SCDHS): 631-853-3000
  • Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Emergency Department: 631-376-4045
  • Good Sam Main Number: 631-376-4444 (after hours, 631-376-3000)
  • Good Sam Patient Information: 631-376-4005
  • St. Joseph Hospital (was New Island) Emergency Department: 516-520-2201
  • St. Joseph Hospital Main Number: 516-579-6000
  • St. Joseph Hospital Patient Information: 516-520-2297
  • North Shore LIJ Southside Hospital Main Number: 631-968-3000
  • North Shore LIJ Southside Hospital Emergency Department: 631-968-3314
  • North Shore LIJ Southside Hospital Patient Information: 631-968-3352

SCHOOLS

Bayport-Blue Point School District:  472-7860

Sayville School District: 244-6650

TRAVEL

HELPFUL LINKS

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