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Town of North Hempstead Preparedness Information

In case of any terrorist activity or emergency, residents should immediately call 911 or contact their local police department.

Residents can assist local police in fighting terrorism. If you observe any suspicious behavior, contact the Terrorism Hot Line at 1-866-SAFE-NYS.

The READY.GOV website and 1-800-BE-READY line, from The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, provide citizens with informative preparedness suggestions and advice for families.

Listed below are links to various federal, state and local websites that provide important information concerning advisories, preparedness for and response to a potential or actual terrorist threat or incident, bioterrorism, other outbreaks of infectious disease and other public health threats and emergencies.

Links to Emergency Preparedness Websites:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Citizen Corps
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
The White House Homeland Security

New York State Office of Homeland Security
New York State Emergency Management Office
New York State Department of Health

Nassau County Department of Health
Nassau County Office of Emergency Management
American Red Cross in Nassau County
Nassau County SPCA - tips on how to keep your pets safe during an emergency.