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Press Release

Department of Safety
Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Emergency Operations Center
For Immediate Release: October 30, 2011
Contact: Jim Van Dongen, 603-223-3710

Shelters Opened For People Without Power

CONCORD, NH – The NH Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Department of Health and Human Services and the American Red Cross announce that the following shelters have been opened to provide accommodations for people without electric power or heat in their homes:

  • Hooksett – Cawley Middle School, 89 White Hall Road, open at 6 p.m. Sunday
  • Londonderry – Londonderry High School, 293 Mammoth Road
  • Manchester – Memorial High School, 1 Crusader Way, open at 5 p.m. Sunday
  • Nashua – Nashua High School North, 10 Chuck Druding Drive
  • Newmarket – Newmarket Community Center, 2 Terrace Drive (no pets)
  • Newton – Town Hall, 2 Town Hall Road
  • Rochester – Rochester Community Center, 150 Wakefield Street (no pets)

All of these shelters are pet friendly except for Rochester and Newmarket. No pets are allowed at either location.

People going to shelters should take a change of clothing, medications and personal hygiene items. People bringing pets with them should bring food and supplies for their pets.

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