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Putnam County remains in a State of Emergency. With the exception of essential services and the Department of Motor Vehicles, County offices will remain closed today--and includes all public transportation. 


There are currently 128 road closures in Putnam County.  The State Police, Putnam County Sheriff’s and local police are providing traffic control at intersections where traffic signals are not working. 


The National Guard is onsite to assist throughout the County. 


During the storm and in the hours immediately after, Putnam 911 handled almost 2,000 calls in a 7 hour period. 


NYSEG will make dry ice and water available for customers without power,  Distribution locations are being established with local municipalities. Comfort stations have bathroom facilities and an area to recharge your electronic devices.  The comfort stations are at Putnam Valley Friendship Center, Patterson Recreation Center and Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy Association in Brewster.