August 3, 2020

Additional Closings and Precautions Announced

​In addition to the closures/cancellations announced earlier, the following will be closed/canceled on Tuesday, Aug. 4:All courts and court clerk's officesHousing Resource Center Day Services Housing Resource Center Health Center appointments – Call (757) 385-2437 to rescheduleSafety Precautions Be on the lookout for downed trees and power lines as you drive.Do not drive through flooded streets or standing water.Avoid playing in puddles and standing water to prevent potential health risks.Do not use generators indoors or in garagesCheck for leaking gas pipes in your home by smell. Do not light matches or candles. If there is a gas smell, open windows and doors, turn off the main gas valve, leave the house immediately and notify the gas company.If electrical appliances are wet, first turn off the house power switch, unplug the wet appliance and let it dry out before reconnecting it.VB WorksReport problems including flooded roadways, traffic signal outages and clogged storm drains using the City's VB Works app.Get the 4-1-1For the most up-to-date information, stay tuned to local television and radio stations and the outlets listed below:Online: emergency.vbgov.comSocial Media Sites: Facebook – Twitter – Instagram – Cox Cable 46, 47 & 48 and Verizon Cable 45, 46 & 47 will display emergency information, including our city operational status and facility closures. Citizen Services: 311 is available 24 hours a day for questions and reporting non-emergency conditions. Please only call or text 911 in a life-threatening emergency.# # #

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