Emergency Warming Centers/Shelters to Close at Noon

Feb. 8, 2010
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Fairfax County’s two emergency warming centers/shelters will close today, Feb. 8, at noon. The decision was based on actual needs and limited usage; Fairfax County will continue to monitor the situation and assess the needs, as additional snow is predicted this week.

The warming centers/shelters were at Robert E. Lee Recreation Center, Alexandria and Oak Marr Recreation Center, Oakton.

Calls are still being taken at Fairfax County’s Emergency Information Line — 703-817-7771, TTY 711. Residents may leave a message and someone will return the call.

Fairfax County Government offices and facilities are closed today, Feb. 8.

With many in Fairfax County still without power, residents are encouraged to check on their neighbors, especially the elderly people. If a neighbor is without power and you have power service, please help as possible.

Emergency information and status updates will be available on:

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).


Get News. Get Information. Get Fairfax County.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

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