Virginia Beach to Open Emergency Operations Center at 8 a.m. Friday

Irene #009 – 5 p.m.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

The media is advised that the city’s operating and media staff will undertake full manning of the Emergency Operations Center at 8 a.m. Friday.  Contact phone numbers for the media during the storm are 757-385-0703 and 385-0704.       

For the most up-to-date information regarding Hurricane Irene citizens are urged to stay tuned to local television and radio stations as well as the outlets listed below:

  • VBgov.com
  • City’s VBTV Channels: Cox Cable 46, 47 & 48 and Verizon Cable 45, 46 & 47 will display emergency information including our City operational status and facilities closure notices
  • Television Channels: WTKR 3, WAVY 10 and WVEC 13
  • Local radio stations
  • Social Media Sites:
  • Citizen Services: 311 (landlines within City limits) or 385-3111; provides the City’s current operating condition status and facilities closure notices; please do not call 911 unless you have an emergency.

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