Shelters, Safety and Health
Where and how to stay sheltered, safe and warm if you are displaced or without power.

Shelters and Warming Centers
Red Cross Shelters

Health and Well Being Information
Cold Weather Tips from the NYS Department of Health (English)
Consejos para la temporada de frio
New York State Department of Health Disaster Recovery Information

Travel Safety Information
MTA Emergency Information
MTA MetroNorth Emergency and Evacuation Instructions

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