Media Alert

October 2, 2015  //  

Media Alert

CONTACT:               Dawn Eischen                                       

                        804-897-6510 or                                    DATE Oct. 2, 2015
                        804-674-2400                                        
                        Dawn.Eischen@vdem.virginia.gov      
 
Richmond, VA         
 
What:Joint Information Center Activated for Severe Weather and Flooding Event and possible Hurricane Joaquin
 
Effective Thursday, October 1, 2015, at 7a.m., public information officers from Commonwealth of Virginia agencies began staffing the Joint Information Center (JIC) in response to flooding and Hurricane Joaquin.  The JIC is serving as the primary call-in and response center for media representatives requesting information on Commonwealth response activities.
 
The following contact information is for news media organizations only and is NOT FOR RELEASE OR PUBLICATION.
 
MAIN NUMBER:       804-371-7215
MAIN EMAIL:           pio@vdem.virginia.gov
 
 
Where: Virginia Emergency Operations Center behind State Police Headquarters, 7700 Midlothian Turnpike
 
When: Thursday, October 1, until the end of the Emergency Declaration
            Open 24 hours per day
           
 
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Be ready. Be willing to help.

Virginia Disaster Relief Fund