FEMA Plans the Next National EAS Test Oct 4 at 2:20pm for more information. Click here.
Each week throughout National Safety Month in June is an opportunity to make a difference in your home, work, and community.
Identifying risks around the home or improving safety standards at home and in your community protects everyone. Whether we increase first aid and emergency awareness through drills or provide … <Read More>
This month and all year long, we join the nation in honoring the cultures and many contributions of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) individuals and communities. This year’s theme focuses on leadership. Want to do your part to help your neighbors and friends in AA … <Read More>
Scammers are back at it, pretending to be FTC Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter and staff at the FTC. They’re emailing, saying there’s an award ready to be collected (for a fee), or an outstanding COVID issue requiring your immediate attention (and, ultimately, money). But it’s NOT the FTC emailing. And … <Read More>
TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS: Mayor de Blasio has issued a State of Emergency for New York City due to winter weather. All vehicles restricted on NYC roads until 6AM on 2/2 except for essential and emergency travel. Near-blizzard conditions expected. To refer your friends and family to this service please visit here… <Read More>
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Chinese authorities identified the new coronavirus, which has resulted in thousands of confirmed cases in China, including cases outside Wuhan City. … <Read More>
UPDATE: Due to the response of Hurricane Florence, the nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) has been postponed until October 3rd.
On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, the Federal Emergency and Management Agency (FEMA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will conduct a nationwide … <Read More>
Additional information about weekend street closures, including streets closed to facilitate crane operations, is available on the DOT website at on.nyc.gov/wkndtraf.
Information about scheduled maintenance and construction on MTA Bridges and Tunnels can be found on the MTA website at mta.info/bandt.
Notification issued 10/8/17 at 9:00 AM. In celebration of the Columbus Day holiday, two parades will take place in Manhattan. – Sunday, 10/8: Hispanic Columbus Day parade between 12:00 PM and 5:00 PM, along 5th Avenue between East 43rd Street and East 78th Street. – Monday, 10/9: Columbus Day Parade … <Read More>
Alert issued 8/2/17 at 5:29 PM. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for The Bronx and Manhattan until 6:45 PM. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of urban areas, highways, streets, and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots. Do … <Read More>