Cornwall OEM Logo
Ready 
Tuesday July 25th 2017 04:36:12 EDT

NY Alert - Cornwall, NY


    No events/alerts at this time.

Go to NY Alert
Plan. Prepare. Stay Informed.
EMERGENCY MANAGER

Icon Flag of the United States of America Official site for the Cornwall, NY Office of Emergency Management
NOAA LogoNational Weather Service
Summer is the peak season for one of the nations deadliest weather phenomena, lightning.
When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors!
Learn More About Lightning Safety Awareness!

The following are guidelines for the period following a nuclear power plant emergency:

  • Go to a designated public shelter if you have been told to evacuate or you feel it is unsafe to remain in your home. Text SHELTER + your ZIP code to 43362 (4FEMA) to find the nearest shelter in your area (example: shelter 12520).
  • Act quickly if you have come in to contact with or have been exposed to hazardous radiation.
    • Follow decontamination instructions from local authorities. You may be advised to take a thorough shower.
    • Change your clothes and shoes
    • Put exposed clothing in a plastic bag; seal it and place it out of the way.
    • Seek medical treatment for unusual symptoms, such as nausea, as soon as possible.
  • Listen to local radio or television stations for the latest emergency information.
  • Help a neighbor who may require special assistance
    • Infants
    • Elderly people
    • People with access and functional needs may require additional assistance
    • People who care for them or who have large families may need additional assistance in emergency situations.
  • Return home only when authorities say it is safe.
  • Keep food in covered containers or in the refrigerator. Food not previously covered should be washed before being put in to containers

Page Updated: 2015-06-14 15:26:47