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UPDATE MARCH 26, 2020:  The following City of Williamsburg buildings and facilities are closed to the public through April 23:  Municipal Building, Stryker Center, Quarterpath Recreation Center, Waller Mill Park, Police Department and Fire Station (only required staff will be at work, others will be teleworking). In addition, the Governor has urged Virginians 65+ to self-quarantine. Business assistance information can be found here. The City's telephone hotline (for city service questions):  (757) 259-7200 and the Virginia Health Dept. call center (for COVID-19 questions/concerns):  (757) 594-7069.

Emergency Preparedness

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Important City Contacts, Media
& Utility Information

 

City Shelter

Hurricane Information and Guides        

Pet Safety

 

Preparativos para Huracanes

 

Disaster Supply Kit

 

Tornado Preparedness

 

VDOT Road Conditions

 

Winter Weather Preparedness

 

Hiring Tree Services

 

National Weather Service

 

Debris Removal

   

After the Storm

IMPORTANT EMERGENCY INFORMATION - AT A GLANCE

Police non-emergency: 757-220-2331 (in an emergency call 911).

Fire non-emergency: 757-220-6222 (in an emergency call 911).

Public Works: 757-220-6140 (after hours 220-6196).

Human Services:
757-220-6161 for special needs assistance.

City Manager's Office
(757) 220-6100.

Emergency Operations Center (EOC):
444 N. Boundary Street, (757) 259-7200

Emergency Shelter: If needed, the City of Williamsburg will open a shelter at the Quarterpath Recreation Center, 202 Quarterpath Road. Information on what to bring is available for download here.


Evacuation: Interstate 64 and Route 60 West are the primary routes to leave the City but please note that traffic will likely be heavy. It is best to evacuate as early as possible. The City of Williamsburg is a host jurisdiction during an evacuation of coastal areas - this means people may be leaving their homes in other jurisdictions to potentially relocate here.


Disaster Supply Kit: Make sure to have supplies on hand to last each person at least three days. Download a printable Emergency Supplies List from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management to help you get ready for emergencies.

Other sources of information

  • To find out about disasters and steps you can take to prepare, access the Virginia Department of Emergency Management's website at www.vaemergency.com/ReadyVirginia.

Visit www.vaemergency.gov for additional helpful flyers including Spanish and other languages.


 

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