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New York City-area Emergency Services and Resources (OT)
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NYTimes.com has compiled the following list of emergency resources and contact information for the New York City area. Closings and some contact numbers may be subject to change. For news and information throughout the day, visit: http://www.nytimes.com BLOOD DONATIONS Manhattan - New York Blood Center 310 East 67th Street (between First and Second Aves.) 150 Amsterdam Avenue (66-67th Streets) - St. Clare's Hospital & Health Center 426 W. 52nd St. 212-586-1500 - St. Vincent's Hospital & Medical Center 7th Ave. at 11th St. 212-604-7000 Brooklyn - New York Blood Center 120 Lawrence St. near MetroTech 212-586-1500 - St. Mary's Hospital 170 Buffalo Ave. 718-221-3000 Queens - Flushing: St. Joseph's Hospital 15840 79th Ave. 718-558-6200 - Jamaica: St. Vincent's Medical Center of Richmond 355 Bard Ave. 718-876-1234 Staten Island - Mary Immaculate Hospital 15211 89th Ave. 718-558-2000 Westchester - Elmsford 525 Executive Boulevard New Jersey - New Brunswick 167 New Street For more details on available donor locations, call 1-800-448-3543 (GIVE-LIFE), 1-800-933-2566 or visit: http://www.nybloodcenter.org ----- HOTLINES Main New York City Numbers: - NYC Emergency Information: 212-560-2730 - NYPD Emergency Information: 212-741-4626 or 866-856-4167 Airlines: - American Airlines: 1-800-245-0999 American Airlines Statement http://www.aa.com/ - United Airlines: 1-800-932-8555 United Airlines Statement http://www.ual.com/ United also has established its international toll-free numbers for friends or family members who want more information. Those numbers are: The Netherlands: 020504051 Germany: 06966985407 Italy: 024829813 Belgium: 027133646 France: 0169199659 Victim Information: - Red Cross WTC Victim Information: 212-604-7285 - WTC: AON Employees: 203-863-6380 - WTC: Morgan Stanley Employees: 888-883-4391 - WTC: Carr Future: 800-755-7620 - WTC: Cantor Fitzgerald: 866-326-3188 - WTC: Pitney Bowes: 800-932-3631 - Pentagon Employees: 1-877-663-6772 - Fire Department and EMT Employees: 718-999-2541 - Police Department Employees: 718-677-8238 New York City Hospitals: - St. Vincent's Hospital: 212-604-7285 - Bellevue Hospital Center: 212-562-4141 - Coler Memorial Hospital: 212-848-6300 - Goldwater Memorial Hospital: 212-318-8000 - Gouverneur Hospital D&TC: 212-238-7000 Other City Services: - City Mortuary: 212-562-3051 - Chief Medical Examiner: 212-447-2030 Grief Counseling: - Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center: 718-579-5000 - Metropolitan Hospital Center: 212-423-6262 - St. Vincent's Health Crisis Center: 212-604-8220 - Department of Mental Health Services: 212-442-5000 ----- TRANSIT Subways: Most service has resumed with the exception of the 3, C, and the Q Express. City Buses: Buses are operating in Manhattan above 14th Street. For complete details on bus and subway service, visit the MTA Web site: http://www.mta.nyc.ny.us/emergency/emernyct.htm Roads, Bridges and Tunnels: - The Lincoln and Holland Tunnels and George Washington Bridge are closed in both directions. - FDR Drive and the West Side Highway are closed from 92nd St. to the Battery. - The Triborough, Throgs Neck, Whitestone and 59th Street bridges are open. Trains - Grand Central Station and Penn Station have both reopened and Long Island Railroad, Metro-North and New Jersey Transit are all running with limited service. PATH Trains are also in service. For additional updates and information, visit the following Web sites: Long Island Railroad (LIRR) http://www.mta.nyc.ny.us/emergency/emerlirr.htm Metro-North Railroad http://www.mta.nyc.ny.us/emergency/emermnr.htm New Jersey Transit http://www.njtransit.com/ta_advisorynotices.jsp Ferries - The Staten Island Ferry is running in the Staten Island-bound direction only. - New York Waterway Ferries are running outbound only between 38th St., Weehawken and Hoboken with no charge. Airports - All U.S. airports are closed until further notice. Airline Information Lines: Relatives of American Airlines passengers seeking information about relatives may call 1-800-245-0999. United Airlines said friends or family members seeking information on flights may call 1-800-932-8555. United also plans to post any information it has on its Web site: http://www.united.com ----- CLOSINGS AND SERVICE CHANGES The following are closed or suspended today: - All U.S. Financial Markets - All U.S. Airports - Businesses in Manhattan below 14th St. - New York City Public Schools - New York City Parochial Schools - Empire State Building - New York City State and Federal Courts, including Jury Duty. For information call 1-800-692-6878 (NY-COURTS) - Metropolitan Museum - New York Public Library - Fordham University - St. John's University - Mailbox Pickup (Post offices are open) - Street cleaning - Alternate side of the street parking rules The following are open today: - Newark Public Schools - Post Offices - CUNY schools ----- Donations The United Way of New York and the New York Community Trust have established a fund to help the victims of the attacks and their families. The September Eleventh Fund will provide immediate support to established emergency assistance agencies. Anyone wishing to contribute may send their donations in care of United Way, 2 Park Ave, New York, New York, 10016, or call: (212) 251-4035. Donations are also being accepted on United Way of New York City's Web site: http://www.uwnyc.org.