Additional Resources

Suffolk County Office of Emergency Management

  • Suffolk Alert - Is the official emergency notification system used by the Suffolk County Emergency Managers and Public Safety Officials to communicate with community residents during emergencies. Sign up now to receive free alerts from the SuffolkAlert via text message, email, and/or voice message.
  • Suffolk County Smart911 Registry- (631) 852-4900 - The first line of defense against the effects of an emergency or disaster is personal preparedness. It is important for all residents to make their own Emergency Plans and provide for their own care and safety in an emergency. The Smart911 program provides residents with the ability to enhance the response of Emergency Responders, while assisting Suffolk County to better prepare for the community’s needs during an evacuation or disaster situation. 
    The information that you provide in your safety profile will also be used to identify the resources necessary to accommodate vulnerable individuals and their caregivers. 
  • Preparing For Disaster
  • Shelter Location and Storm Surge map
    • The map identifies:
      • Address locations
      • The specific types of shelters available within Suffolk County (i.e. General Population, Pet Friendly, Special Needs, Functional Needs)
      • The location, capabilities and pertinent information about each shelter
      • Which shelters are currently open in actual emergency situations
      • A mapping feature for driving directions to shelters
      • Storm Surge Zones showing potential flood areas from different strength hurricanes
      • Links to important emergency related information

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NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services

NYS- HSES routinely assists local governments, voluntary organizations, and private industry through a variety of emergency management programs including hazard identification, loss prevention, planning, training, operational response to emergencies, technical support, and disaster recovery assistance.


New York State All-Hazards Alert and Notification web-based portal. It is part of New York State’s ongoing commitment to provide New Yorkers with information so that they will understand the risks and threats that they may face and know how to respond accordingly. Each of us has the responsibility to be as prepared as possible for any emergencies that may arise. One of the keys to preparedness is having up-to-date information.

The information posted on this site will include severe weather warnings, significant highway closures, hazardous materials spills, and many other emergency conditions. Additionally you will find information regarding response actions being taken by local and state agencies and protective actions that you should take to protect you, your family and your property.


U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed

Ready America - For Kids
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Red Cross

PSEG Long Island


National Grid - New York

National Grid - New York
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