Office of Regional Emergency Management

January 2022

Winter Storm Resources

This page is updated with the latest information on winter resources. For location-specific emergency alerts, signup for CodeRED notifications.

Last updated: 1/14/22 at 8:45am


For life/safety emergencies, dial 9-1-1 immediately.

For non-emergent police, fire, or rescue requests, use the ECC’s non-emergency number: 434-977-9041 Text FOOD or COMIDA to 844-947-6518 to access information about City and surrounding county food resources. Persons receiving SNAP benefits should contact their local department of social services for replacement of food lost due to the power outage. Albemarle DSS: 434-972-4010 Charlottesville DSS: 434-970-3400

Roadway Hazards

Report downed trees, storm debris, or other roadway hazards to VDOT’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-367-7623 or online at

For snow removal issues or storm debris in the City of Charlottesville, submit a MyCville service request by phone at 434-970-3830 or online at

Utility Outage

To report a power outage or other impacts to utilities, contact:

Dominion Energy: 1-866-366-4357 Appalachian Power: 1-800-956-4237 CVEC: 1-800-367-2832 Rappahannock Electric Cooperative: 1-800-552-3904

Warming Centers

When open and operational, warming center information will be posted here. Warming centers are for those who need to warm up, shower, access WiFi, and charge devices.

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Weather Safety

Summer time weather can be unpredictable. Be prepared for it all with safety tips and tricks from our office. LEARN MORE

Upcoming Training Opportunities

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training Level 1/ Emergency Preparedness Class – Registration open in January. Sign Up

University of Virginia

Stay updated on campus safety through the Office of Safety and Emergency Preparedness at UVA. LEARN MORE

Regional Emergency Communications Center

The ECC provides quality service to our community in an expedient and professional manner while respecting the diversity of our community and recognizing that our employees are our most valuable resource. LEARN MORE

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Our Awesome Team

Our Mission: to protect our community by coordinating and integrating all activities necessary to build, sustain, and improve the capability to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from threatened or actual natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or other man-made disasters.

Maribel Street

Regional Emergency Management Coordinator

Maribel joined the department in 2017. Local government is her favorite place to serve because she gets to improve and educate her community.

Contact: 434-971-1263 or

  • Alex Tran – CNU
  • Alycia Grant – UNH
  • Damon Parmenter – U of Akron
  • James Daniel – Marist College
  • Matt Dude – WCU
  • Melissa Resnick – Astate