Great advice from NewportReady
— Read the city’s new checklist at
— Read the federal hurricane checklist at
— Keep these city phone #s handy:
- Fire 846-2211
- Police 847-1212
Yes, 911 service can be get disrupted.
— If you have a neighbor or friend with special needs, help them
signed up through the state system at https://health.ri.gov/
This info gets shared with Newport FD.
— Register your cellphone # with CodeRed so you get city CodeRed
messages should your cable phone service die.
— Find a way to recharge your cell phone … perhaps it’s through a
neighbor with a generator … or a 12 volt recharge cable that you can
get at any cellphone store.
— Gas up the car(s)and get the obligatory milk and bread.
— Ask your local neighborhood association what services they might be able to offer should you be on your own for 72 hours (per the statement made in the city’s checklist).
— Join http://NextDoor.com to stay better connected with your immediate neighborhood.