Hotline Activated for Snow Emergency
Feb. 7, 2010
Fairfax County has activated its Emergency Information Line at 703-817-7771, TTY 711, to respond to residents’ questions regarding the ongoing snow emergency affecting the area. Residents also should call this number if transportation is needed to one of the county’s warming centers/shelters that opened today at:
Robert E. Lee Recreation Center
6601 N. Telegraph Road
Alexandria, VA 22310
Oak Marr Recreation Center
3200 Jermantown Road
Oakton, VA 22124
Emergency information and status updates will be available on:
- Fairfax County’s Web site
- Emergency information phone line (703-817-7771)
- Community Emergency Alert Network (CEAN)
- Fairfax County Government Channel 16.
- In addition, 1670 AM, emergency radio for Fairfax County, is broadcasting continuous weather information directly from the National Weather Service.
Additional winter weather preparedness information can be found online. In addition, emergency contact numbers for public utilities is online should residents lose electricity, gas, telephone, cable, Internet or water service.
Note – Media should call 703-324-NEWS (6397).
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