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Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) Offers Safety Reminders Following Major Storm as Clean-up Continues and Cold Temperatures Linger

Snow blowerJanuary 5, 2018
Maine Emergency Management Agency

AUGUSTA, MAINE — MEMA continues to assess storm-related issues after heavy snow and strong winds swept the state Thursday. Extremely cold temperatures are expected to set in tonight and continue through the weekend. Concerns today include heating fuel needs, flooding, snow removal safety and extremely cold temperatures. The State Emergency Operations Center will remain partially activated today and most county Emergency Management Agencies are staffed through the day and are actively monitoring conditions.

The link below gives very important information about:
Heating with oil and propane
Flooding
Snow removal
Snow blower safety
Safe snow removal from roofs
Warming centers

http://www.maine.gov/tools/whatsnew/index.php?topic=Portal+News&id=775241&v=article-2017

 

 


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Warming Shelters

The following are currently operating warming shelters:

Bangor Parks and Recreation Center Warming Center
647 Main St
OPEN Open 7:00 am to 9:00 pm

Bangor City Hall Warming Center
73 Harlow St.
OPEN Open 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Bangor Police Department Warming Center
240 Main St.
OPEN Open 24/7

Bangor Fire Stations Warming Center
11 Griffin Rd; 168 Hogan Rd; 289 Main St
OPEN Open 24/7

Click here and follow the link for updates.

 


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St. Joe’s closed today, Thursday, January 4, 2018

Snow stormDue to today’s winter storm with expected blizzard conditions throughout the day, all St. Joseph Primary Care and Specialty Care Practices will be closed today, Thursday, January 4, 2018.

These practices will resume operations on Friday, January 5 at normal business hours.

Many St. Joseph Hospital outpatient departments will remain open on Thursday with varying hours of service—please contact the department prior to your appointment to confirm the hours of operation during the storm.

St. Joseph Hospital will remain open throughout the storm and will continue to be available to meet the emergent needs of our community.


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Winter storm advisory

Due to the impending winter storm with expected blizzard conditions throughout the day on Thursday, all St. Joseph Primary Care and Specialty Care Practices will be closed on Thursday, January 4, 2018.

These practices will resume operations on Friday, January 5 at normal business hours.

Many St. Joseph Hospital outpatient departments will remain open on Thursday with varying hours of service—please contact the department prior to your appointment to confirm the hours of operation during the storm.

St. Joseph Hospital will remain open throughout the storm and will continue to be available to meet the emergent needs of our community.