Governor Cuomo Launches Storm Assistance Hotline

As a second major snow storm hits Eastern New York, Governor Cuomo has activated a toll-free hotline for people to get updates on power outage restoration times as well as shelters and warming centers in their area. That number is 866-697-2434.

All New Yorkers can also obtain emergency information through NY-ALERT, the State's free, all-hazards, web-based alert and notification system. To subscribe, visit If you do not own or have access to a computer, call toll-free 1-888-697-6972.

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