Virginia Landmarks
December 2, 1998
          
Fairlington Historic District
Emergency Contacts & Preparedness
          
National Register
March 29, 1999
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Site Contents

Arlington Snow & Ice Central
Click Here for Guidance

Emergency Contacts/Resources
CONTACT INFORMATION
POISON CONTROL
National 1-800-222-1222
Local 202-625-3333
EMERGENCY
Fire/Police/Ambulance 911
ARLINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
School Closing/Delay 1-866-322-4277
School Info Center 703-228-7660
(TTY)
703-228-6179
RESOURCES
ARLINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
School TV Cable Channel 70
Website www.arlington.k12.va.us

MEDIA
County TV Cable Channel 74
Website www.arlingtonva.us
Radio News AM: 630, 1500 / FM: 107.7
Local TV news channels 4, 5, 7, 8, 9

Tune in to 1700 AM
To get Arlington-specific information about emergencies,
turn to 1700 AM radio. This service began in the fall 2006.
No Water?
Call: Arlington County Water and Sewer
703-228-6555


No Power?
Call: Dominion Virginia Power
1-888-667-3000



Arlington Alert System

EMERGENCY ALERTS, NOTIFICATIONS
Arlington Alert System uses the Roam Secure Alert Network to immediately contact you during a major crisis or emergency. This system delivers important emergency alerts, notifications and updates to you on all your devices and email accounts.

When an incident or emergency occurs, authorized Arlington County Emergency Management personnel will rapidly notify you using the Community Alert System.


Emergency Preparedness Guidelines
PERSONAL RESPONSE PLAN
Arlington County Guidance on
Preparing for the Unknown
AMERICAN RED CROSS GUIDANCE
ARC Guidance
on Disaster Planning
"Your Guide to Emergency Preparedness"
Northern Virginia Regional Commission

Click Here for Brochure
Brochure Formatted as PDF Document - You will need Adobe Acrobat to View
ARE YOU READY? A GUIDE TO CITIZEN PREPAREDNESS
is FEMA’s most comprehensive source on individual, family, and community preparedness. The guide has been revised, updated, and enhanced in August 2004 to provide the public with the most current and up-to-date disaster preparedness information available.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Brochure Formatted as PDF Document - You will need Adobe Acrobat to View

Additional FEMA Guidelines

National Cyber Security Alliance
NCSA's mission is to educate and therefore empower a digital society to use the Internet safely and securely at home, work, and school.



Pandemic Flu Preparations
What Arlington is Doing - What You Can Do


Community Teams
COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAMS
(CERT)
A CERT is a group of people organized as a neighborhood-based team that receives special training to enhance their ability to recognize, respond to, and recover from a major emergency or disaster situation.


Related Resources




Winter Preparedness and Weather Cancellations
Click Here for Arlington County Guidance

HELPFUL LINKS
Ready.gov - From the Department of Homeland Security, information on preparing for biological, chemical, and other types of threats.

Virginia Department of Emergency Management - vaemergency.com.

CommuterPage - Transit safety, security and emergency preparedness information for Washington area commuters.

National Terrorism Advisory System

A common system of threat alert will inform both authorities and the American people on the risk of terrorist attacks.

For current national terrorism advisory, go to:
www.dhs.gov/national-terrorism-advisory-system.




News Items

Arlington County Prepares Guidance
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Fairlingtonians Contribute to
Successful "Arlington Prepares" Drill


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Fairlington Historic District Links



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