Update 3/4/18-Putnam County EOC Remains Open-Comfort Stations Open-Dry Ice Available.

Headline:  Update 3/4/18-Putnam County EOC Remains Open-Comfort Stations Open-Dry Ice Available

Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell continues to be at the Putnam County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to monitor and help prioritize the needs of our residents during this difficult time.

County Executive Odell met with leaders from NYSEG, National Guard, Emergency Management, Kent PD, Carmel PD, Sherriff Department and Roger Parring Sr. from Homeland Security and Emergency Services this morning to prioritize and manage the outages in Putnam County.

NYSEG crews, Highways and Facilities staff along with the Putnam County Sherriff Department are working on clearing wires and roadways so crews can restore power.

County Executive Odell reminds residents that comfort facilities are available at the Putnam Valley Senior Center on 117 Town Park Lane in Putnam Valley NY for Sunday, March 4th, 2018 starting at 9:00 am. The county continues to work with our community partners and additional community comfort stations will be at; Temple Beth Shalom, 760 Rt 6, Mahopac, Knights of Columbus, 10 Fair St, Carmel and the Town of Kent Town Hall, 25 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes NY, Patterson Recreation, 65 Front Street, Patterson, NY.

These comfort facilities will be open from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm for residents to charge their electronic equipment and spend time in a warm environment.

Dry ice and water are available at the following locations; Patterson Recreation, 65 Front Street, Patterson NY until 6:00pm tonight. Town of Kent, Police Department starting at 3:00pm until supply is depleted, Putnam Valley, Senior Center 117 Town Park Lane, Putnam Valley NY until 2:00pm, Town of Southeast, Town Hall until 4:00pm.

“This storm has left many without power and we are working with our utility companies to effectively restore electricity as soon as possible, please check on family, friends and neighbors to make sure they are okay during this difficult time” said County Executive Odell.

Putnam County 9-1-1 remains fully manned and should be used for any emergency requests for Police, Fire or EMS.




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