S.2 Ep.2 – Emergency Resources

On this episode we were motivated by the impending arrival of Hurricane Florence to round up some emergency information resources for you to use. We also talk about some books.

Books Erica is reading:

Books Abby is reading:


If you are facing a hurricane, or any other storm situation, these resources may be of use.

Local information:

State information:

Service numbers:

  • 2-1-1: health and human services
  • 5-1-1: traffic information
  • 8-1-1: Call before you dig
  • 9-1-1: general emergencies

National Information:

If you have non-emergency information requests you can also contact the library at reference@jmrl.org. Don’t forget that if you are without power, and it is safe to travel, the library has charging stations, wifi, and computers to assist you during open hours.

If you have books you’d like to recommend we read and discuss please email us at podcast@jmrl.org.

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