Town gives update on how it plans to handle storm

 Plainville posted the following on its municipal website

The Plainville Emergency Operations Center (not the shelter) at the Police Department will open today at 5pm.  Emergency Management will continue to monitor the snowstorm and will determine if a shelter is needed.  In the event a shelter opens, information will be available by calling 211.  If opened, the shelter would be at the Plainville High School.

“Forecast snow storm preparations”

Please make preparations to shelter in place for at least 3 days.  Have non-perishable food and water on hand.


(For your home)

One gallon of water per person per day

Food, at least 3 day supply per person non-perishable

*Flash light, extra batteries

*Battery operated radio

Moist towelettes, garbage bags for sanitation

Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities

Manual can opener for food

*Prescription medications

First Aid kit

*Infant formula and diapers

*Pet food, water for pets

*Important personnel documents

Cash or travelers checks

*Warm blankets, pillow

*Change of clothing

*Personnel hygiene supplies

Fire Extinguisher

Paper plates, cups, plastic utensils

*Paper, pencil

*Activities for children

“Additional items for elderly”

*Spare oxygen supply

*Hearing aid batteries

Medical records

*Medical insurance cards

* Bring item to Emergency Shelter if One Opens


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