• Extreme Heat Safety / Air Quality Alerts

  • The Westbrook area and surrounding regions are prone to extreme, dangerous heat that could include high humidity and possibly effect the air quality, making it potentially dangerous.

    The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) can issue Air Quality notifications relating to Ground Level Ozone within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy standards. For additional information go to CT DEEP Air Quality

  • Cooling Centers could be open across Connecticut during these high temperatures also. Contact the United Way 211 InfoLine for a complete list of centers at:
    - Dial 211 (toll free telephone call anywhere in CT available 24/7)
    - 211 InfoLine Website

  • Recommendations

  • Residents and visitors are encourage to:
    - Monitor daily forecasts and air quality alerts, especially those prone to breathing issues as noted above
    - Drink plenty of water
    - Consider altering outside, strenuous activities between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm
    - Check on family, friends and neighbors with special attention to the infants, elderly and those with special needs
    - Ensure pets and livestock have plenty of fresh water and access to shade
    - Dial 911 immediately if you or someone is experiencing a heat emergency

  • Importance of Disaster Kits & Disaster Plans

  • Emergency Management recommends all residents to have an appropriate disaster kit and disaster plan ready at all times, regardless of the type of incident or time of year.

    Based upon past storms and other incidents we recommend a 5-7 day supply of water, food and other related, appropriate supplies for you and your family.

    Click on the tabs to the left to learn more about the potential threats to our town and how you can be prepared.

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    Please consider adjusting your Push Notifications to automatically receive our social media messages on your electronic devices.

    • Emergency Notifications

      It’s free, confidential and its how we notify you of severe emergency conditions in Westbrook. You can add your cell phone, text and/or email for notifications. Seasonal guests are encouraged to add their Westbrook address when registering on the system.

    • For more information, go to CT ALERT

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