Category: New York

New York Emergency Notifications

New York – Winter Storm Lorraine: February 12, 2024

Snow, ice and wind are expected to occur, beginning tomorrow early tomorrow morning, February 13, 2024, and continuing throughout the day. Snow may become heavy, at times, creating hazardous travel conditions. If you are a patient and believe this event will impact your ability to get to or from treatment, please contact your local dialysis provider.

Additional information can be found through the National Weather Service at www.weather.gov, (upper left of page to see your area forecast by zip code), The Weather Channel at www.weather.com, or AccuWeather at www.accuweather.com.

Winter Weather/Extreme Cold Resources

  • Snowstorm Health – Tips for People on Dialysis: Handout
  • Ready.gov Disasters and Emergencies: Snowstorms
  • CDC – Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter: English|Spanish
  • CDC – Extreme Cold: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety: Website

New York: Winter Weather – January 5, 2024

Winter storm warnings have been issued in New York, beginning Saturday, January 6, 2024. Snow is expected to begin Saturday evening and will likely continue Sunday, January 7, 2024. Travel could become difficult on Monday, January 8, 2024, should temperatures remain below freezing. To view road closures near you, please visit 511 NY for more information.

Additional information can be found through the National Weather Service at www.weather.gov, (upper left of page to see your area forecast by zip code), The Weather Channel at www.weather.com, or AccuWeather at www.accuweather.com.

** If you are a patient, and believe this event will negatively impact access to care, please contact your local dialysis facility to understand treatment availability.**

Winter Weather/Extreme Cold Resources

  • CDC – Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter: English|Spanish
  • CDC – Extreme Cold: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety: Website

New York: Flood Warning: September 29, 2023

Heavy rainfall has occurred throughout the morning in New York, causing flooding and impacted travel conditions today, Friday, September 29. To understand road closures near you, please visit 511 New York for more information.

**If you believe your access to care may become impacted by flooding, please contact your dialysis facility directly**

Flood Safety Tips and Resources:

  • National Weather Service: Website 
  • Ready.gov Disasters and Emergencies: Floods
  • American Red Cross: Resource 
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Flood Safety Tips: English|Spanish
  • How to Safely Pump Out Your Basement: Resource

New York – Heat Advisory: July 27, 2023

Heat advisories have been issued in New York, beginning Thursday, July 27, 2023. Temperatures are expected to climb, with the hottest days being Friday, July 28, 2023, and Saturday, July 29, 2023. Temperatures are forecasted to remain in the 90’s with high humidity until Sunday, July 30, 2023.
On hot days, the National Weather Service recommends staying indoors and not engaging in strenuous activities. If air conditioning is not available, please consider visiting an extreme cooling center near you.
Additional information can be found through the National Weather Service at www.weather.gov, (upper left of page to see your area forecast by zip code), The Weather Channel at www.weather.com, or AccuWeather at www.accuweather.com.

** If you are a patient and believe this event will negatively impact access to care, please contact your local dialysis facility to understand treatment availability.**

Kidney Community Emergency Response (KCER) Coalition:

 

 

New York – Air Quality Alert: June 7, 2023

Air quality alerts have been issued in New York on Wednesday, June 7, 2023. Those with heart or lung conditions, older adults and children are being asked to take precautions to reduce exposure.
Additional information can be found through the National Weather Service at www.weather.gov, (upper left of page to see your area forecast by zip code), The Weather Channel at www.weather.com, or AccuWeather at www.accuweather.com.

Resources:

  • AirNow – Monitor air quality and steps to protect your health.
  • CDC – Understand how to protect yourself from wildfire smoke and air pollution.

 

New York – Winter Weather: March 13, 2023

Winter storm warnings have been issued in New York, beginning Monday, March 13, 2023. Several inches of snow can be expected inland, while the coastline will receive a mix of rain and sleet. Strong winds should also be expected beginning Monday, March 13, 2023 in the evening and continuing through Wednesday, March 15, 2023.
Additional information can be found through the National Weather Service at www.weather.gov, (upper left of page to see your area forecast by zip code), The Weather Channel at www.weather.com, or AccuWeather at www.accuweather.com.

** If you are a patient, and believe this event will negatively impact access to care, please contact your local dialysis facility to understand treatment availability.**

Winter Weather/Extreme Cold Resources

  • CDC – Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter: English|Spanish
  • CDC – Extreme Cold: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety: Website

New York – Winter Weather: February 27, 2023

Winter storm warnings have been issued in the northern parts of New York, beginning Monday, February 27, 2023. Snow is expected to begin around 8PM. Travel could be very difficult, especially during the morning commute on Tuesday, February 28, 2023.

Additional information can be found through the National Weather Service at www.weather.gov, (upper left of page to see your area forecast by zip code), The Weather Channel at www.weather.com, or AccuWeather at www.accuweather.com.

** If you are a patient, and believe this event will negatively impact access to care, please contact your local dialysis facility to understand treatment availability.**

Winter Weather/Extreme Cold Resources

  • CDC – Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter: English|Spanish
  • CDC – Extreme Cold: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety: Website

New York – Arctic Blast: December 22, 2022

A strong arctic high-pressure system is expected to bring freezing conditions across the country. The cold air will allow for a winter storm to develop, bringing significant impacts to the central and eastern US states, which could affect travel. Power outages are also a concern, as winds could gust as high as 60 mph in some regions.
Additional information can be found through the National Weather Service at www.weather.gov, (upper left of page to see your area forecast by zip code), The Weather Channel at www.weather.com, or AccuWeather at www.accuweather.com.

** If you are a patient, and believe this event will negatively impact access to care, please contact your local dialysis facility to understand treatment availability.**

Winter Weather/Extreme Cold Resources

  • Snowstorm Health – Tips for People on Dialysis: Handout
  • Ready.gov Disasters and Emergencies: Snowstorms
  • CDC – Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter: English|Spanish
  • CDC – Extreme Cold: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety: Website

New York – Snow and Ice Threat: December 15, 2022

Winter storm warnings, watches, and advisories have been issued for New York through Saturday, December 17, 2022, with a system packing snow, rain, and wind expected to move into the region Thursday evening and linger throughout the day Friday. Heavy wet snow is expected in some areas with possible accumulations of 6 to 12 inches. Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. The combination of heavy wet snow and winds gusting to 40 mph may result in power outages.

Additional information can be found through the National Weather Service at www.weather.gov, (upper left of page to see your area forecast by zip code), The Weather Channel at www.weather.com, or AccuWeather at www.accuweather.com.

** If you are a patient, and believe this event will negatively impact access to care, please contact your local dialysis facility to understand treatment availability.**

Winter Weather/Extreme Cold Resources

  • Snowstorm Health – Tips for People on Dialysis: Handout
  • Ready.gov Disasters and Emergencies: Snowstorms
  • CDC – Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter: English|Spanish
  • CDC – Extreme Cold: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety: Website

New York – Lake Effect Snow Advisory: Thursday, November 17, 2022

Snow is predicted to affect parts of the North East beginning Thursday afternoon and continuing through Friday evening. Snow could be heavy at times resulting in hazardous conditions. Areas of blowing snow with gusts predicted as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.  2-4 feet of snow is expected in Western New York and parts of Central New York.

Additional information can be found through the National Weather Service at www.weather.gov, (upper left of page to see your area forecast by zip code), The Weather Channel at www.weather.com, or AccuWeather at www.accuweather.com.

** If you are a patient, and believe this event will negatively impact access to care, please contact your local dialysis facility to understand treatment availability.**

Winter Weather/Extreme Cold Resources

  • Snowstorm Health – Tips for People on Dialysis: Handout
  • Ready.gov Disasters and Emergencies: Snowstorms
  • CDC – Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter: English|Spanish
  • CDC – Extreme Cold: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety: Website