Winter Preparedness Information Available From Fairfax County
Dec. 9, 2009
Fairfax County encourages residents to be prepared during winter weather. Find tips and information at the winter preparedness section of the county Web site.
- Cold temperatures and wind chill.
- Frostbite and hypothermia.
- Frozen pipes and plumbing protection.
- Home heating assistance and alternative heating sources.
- Road safety.
- Pet safety.
- Clearing snow and debris.
- Care for people with disabilities.
Fairfax County uses a number of tools and resources to keep residents informed about the weather and operating status, including the Fairfax County Web site, Twitter, Facebook, the Community Emergency Alert Network (CEAN) and Fairfax County Government Channel 16.
Additional winter preparedness information is available at the Virginia Department of Emergency Management winter weather Web page. The Fairfax County Office of Emergency Management can be reached at 571-350-1000, TTY 711.
Contact: Merni Fitzgerald, Director, Office of Public Affairs
703-324-3189, TTY 711, Media Pager: 703-324-NEWS (6397)
To request this information in an alternate format, call 703-324-3187, TTY 711