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Traffic Safety 101: What to do if in a car accident.

IF THERE IS AN EMERGENCY DIAL 911 WHAT TO DO IF IN A CAR ACCIDENT Auto accidents are unexpected and stressful. Even the most careful drivers may be involved. If you have recently been involved in an accident, begin reporting a claim. Be Prepared Carry a set of cones, warning triangles, or emergency flares in […]

EMS contact info

EMS CARMEL AMBULANCE CORP 6 Garrett Place,  Carmel, NY 10512 845-225-7000 GARRISON AMBULANCE CORP 1 Buena Vista St.,  Garrison, NY 10524 845-424-4401 PHILIPSTOWN AMBULANCE CORP 14 Cedar St., Cold Spring, NY 10516 845-265-2103 PUTNAM VALLEY AMBULANCE CORP 218 Oscawana Lake Rd.  Putnam Valley, NY 10579 845-526-3119

Firefighter Contact information.

BREWSTER FIRE DEPARTMENT 501 North Main Street Brewster, NY 10509 845-279-3555 CARMEL FIRE DEPARTMENT 94 Gleneida Ave Carmel, NY 10512 845-225-5100 COLD SPRING FIRE DEPARTMENT 154 Main Street Cold Spring, NY 10516 845-265-9241 CONTINENTAL VILLAGE FIRE DEPARTMENT 12 Spy Pond Road Garrison, NY 10524 845-739-1020 GARRISON FIRE DEPARTMENT 1616 Route 9  Garrison, NY 10524 845-424-3886 […]


Emergency Go Kit

Recommended Items to Include in a Basic Emergency Supply Kit: Water, one gallon of water per person per day for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation Food, at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food Battery-powered or hand crank radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert and extra batteries for both […]


Child Abuse Prevention Strategies

Understand the causes and effects of abuse and neglect. If you know a parent who is under stress, encourage them to seek help. To locate a parenting program that can provide guidance and support, call the Prevention Information and Parent Helpline at 1-800-342-7472; a program of www.preventchildabuseny.org Twelve Alternatives to Lashing out at Your Child […]


What is Child Abuse & Maltreatment

Child abuse and maltreatment is when a parent or other person legally responsible for a child’s care causes or creates a risk of harm to a child. The child must be under the age of 18.  Child abuse involves serious physical harm or sexual abuse. Maltreatment (neglect) involves physical, mental or emotional harm. Physical abuse […]