Emergency Preparations for Hurricane Sandy

Due to numerous reports suggesting that Hurricane Sandy will hit Connecticut next week, I want to take the time to remind my fellow Connecticut residents of available resources and local points of contact.
If there is an emergency, please dial 911 immediately.

To sign up for the Connecticut Emergency Alerting and Notification System, please visit www.ctalert.gov.

More information on hurricane preparedness can be found at www.getreadycapitolregion.org and www.ct.gov/hurricane.

Information from the Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security can be found at www.ct.gov/demhs

If you experience a power outage, CL&P can be contacted at (860) 947-2000 or (800) 286-2000.

East Granby:
Fire Department (routine calls): (860) 653-6267
Police Department (routine calls): (860) 653-5385
Ambulance Association (routine calls): (860) 653-4165

Enfield:
Enfield Emergency Management (routine calls): (860) 253-6350
Police Department (routine calls): (860) 763-6400
The Town of Enfield has pre-positioned emergency generators at the Asnuntuck Community College radio station WACC 107.7. Town authorities will broadcast updates on emergency operations.

Residents are also encouraged to sign up for the Everbridge notification system.

Granby:
Fire or Police Department (routine calls): (860) 844-5335
Poison Control: (800) 222-1222
Emergency Shelter Information will be provided by the CTAlert system
Power Outage: (800) 286-2000

Somers:
Emergency Operations Center: (860) 763-7063
Fire Department: (860) 749-7626
Resident Trooper’s Office: (860) 749-4955

If a State of Emergency is declared, daily messages will be available at the water point located at the Somers Fire House.

If emergency services are activated, water will be available at the Somers Fire House, shelter will be available at Somers High School, and showers will be available at Somers Elementary or High School (depending on the situation’s severity).

Suffield:
Volunteer Ambulance Association (routine calls): (860) 668-3881
Fire Department (routine calls): (860) 668-3888
Police Department (routine calls): (860) 668-3870

Please consider registering for Suffield’s CodeRED emergency notification service.

Windsor:
Police Department (routine calls): (860) 688-4545
Volunteer Ambulance (routine calls): (860) 688-8244

If the Windsor Emergency Operations Center opens, the Windsor Storm Center will be reachable at (860) 285-1883.

Windsor Locks:
Fire Department (routine calls): (860) 627-1461
If the Windsor Locks Emergency Operations Center opens, it will be reachable at (860) 627-1400.

Additional Details:
If you are encountering difficulty and need assistance, please feel free to contact me
directly at: Karen.jarmoc@gmail.com or (860) 749-0431

Please consider stocking up on bottled water, batteries, flashlights, and candles in the
event of a long-term power outage. Preparedness is key, so please use the next few days to brace for the upcoming storm.

Be safe and healthy.

Karen

It’s My Honor to Serve You

topKaren Jarmoc of Enfield is running for State Senate in the 7th Senate District. The district includes East Granby, Enfield, Granby, Somers, Suffield, Windsor and Windsor Locks.

“It’s time for leadership that delivers solutions... It’s time for a new State Senator.”

She served four years as State Representative in the 59th House District where she was tapped to lead on issues such as protecting children in the recession, safe work conditions for correctional employees, and small business growth.

Jarmoc was recently appointed to the Connecticut Airport Authority Board where she chairs outreach initiatives to increase economic development in and around Bradley International Airport, as well as the state’s five general aviation airports. For several years, she has chaired the Board of the Asnuntuck Community College Foundation, leading efforts to help students graduate and grow the school’s model manufacturing technology program. She is a long-time member of the North Central Chamber of Commerce, the Rotary Club, and the United Way of North Central Connecticut.

A longtime advocate for victims of abuse, Jarmoc currently serves as Executive Director of the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

A graduate of Simmons College, she holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Trinity College. She is married to Stephen Jarmoc, a third generation tobacco farmer. They have three children, Owen, 16, Grace, 16, and Celia, 13.

Get Involved

I can use your help in whatever areas your time and talents allow. If you would like to get involved with the campaign, please email me at Karen.Jarmoc@gmail.com. To speak in person call me at
860-749-0431.

Contact Karen

Karen.Jarmoc@gmail.com
860-749-0431

Enfield HQ
155 Hazard Avenue, Suite 18
Enfield, CT, 06082

East Granby HQ
17C South Main Street, Suite 18
East Granby, CT, 06026