Emergency 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


American Red Cross
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Citizen Corps
Federal Emergency Management Agency
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services
New York State Office of Emergency Management
New York State Department of Health


American Red Cross of Long Island
Nassau County Department of Health
Nassau County Office of Emergency Management


StaySafe's Guide to Disaster Preparedness