External Sources of Help
Additionally, you can contact the Federal Emergency Management Agency at the following number for assistance 1-800-621-3362 or at www.DisasterAssistance.gov.
American Red Cross meal distribution center at the Mastic Beach Nutrition Center is open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Long Island Cares has a complete list of food pantries and soup kitchens across Long Island at http://www.licares.org/. Call them at 631-582-FOOD.
Town of Babylon warming centers are open at the Farmingdale Knights of Columbus, Babylon Town Hall in Lindenhurst, Babylon Town Annex in North Babylon, Lindenhurst Public Library, Copiague Library, St. Joseph’s Parish in Babylon and West Babylon Public Library.
Town of Riverhead has a warming station at its senior center in Aquebogue.
Southampton Town has warming centers in Bridgehampton, Hampton Bays and Flanders.
State consumer affairs price gouging hotline: 888-684-4274.
Shelters in Suffolk County are now all closed.
FEMA Recovery Centers
H. Lee Dennison Building in Hauppauge
Islip Emergency Operations Center in Islip
Mastic Recreation Center
Suffolk County Center in Riverhead
FEMA has activated its transitional shelter program, which allows those who cannot return to their homes because of storm damage to stay in participating hotels, motels or other housing. Applicants must first register with FEMA, either at a recovery center, by calling 800-621-3362 or by going to www.DisasterAssistance.gov
FEMA disaster assistance hotline: 800-621-3362
State insurance hotline: 800-339-1759
Electricity outages should be reported to: 800-490-0075
Gas leaks should be reported to: National Grid at 800-490-0045.
Suffolk County Health Services
Personnel are providing influenza and tetanus vaccines for adults at its five Disaster Recovery Centers in Suffolk County. Health officials recommend vaccinations for residents who have been exposed to floodwaters and debris and who have not received a tetanus vaccine in the past 10 years.
North Babylon Fire Department