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Important Contact Information Related to Attacks on U.S.

The following phone numbers and Web sites are available for information relating to the terror attacks and how to offer assistance:

 

For information on anthrax:

•  Centers for Disease Control
Johns Hopkins Biodefense Web Site

For information on WTC victims:

•  New York City Emergency Hotline — (212) 560-2730
•  NYPD Emergency Information — (212) 741-4626 or (866) 856-4167
•  Information on Police Officers — (718) 677-8238
•  Information on Firefighters — (718) 999-2541
•  New York Bureau of Labs — (212) 447-2998
•  Concerned about missing family or friends — (866) 856-4167, (212) 741-4626 and (212) 560-2730
•  To report cell phone numbers of those missing from WTC — (877) 348-8579
•  'I'm Okay' Message Center  http://okay.prodigy.net/
•  New York City Bombing Check-In Registryhttp://www.shunn.net/okay/

Hospitals:

• St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center (NYC) Patients' Hotline — (212) 604-7285
• Bellevue Hospital Center — (212) 562-4141
• Metropolitan Hospital Center — (212) 423-6262

For information on flights and airplane passengers:

• American Airlines — (800) 245-0999
• United Airlines — (800) 932-8555

For government information:

• FBI (for anyone with information about the incidents) — (866) 483-5137 or http://www.ifccfbi.gov
• U.S. State Department Task Force — (703) 302-6851
• Justice Dept. Office of Victims of Crime (national clearinghouse for victims and family members) — (800) 331-0075
• Pentagon personnel — (877) 663-6772
• Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
   • General Information and to request assistance: (800) 462-9029  
• Social Security Office — (information about survivor benefits) — (800) 772-1213 or http://www.ssa.gov/.

 

For information on World Trade Center tenants:

• General information — http://www.costargroup.com/wtc/
•  For information on people working in the WTC complex — (212)-856-6000
• Marriott Assistance Center — (866)-866-9928 (from outside the U.S. and Canada, call collect at (941)-541-1725
• Morgan Stanley (World Trade Center tragedy hotline) — (888) 883-4391, visit  http://www.morganstanley.com/ or e-mail status@discoverfinancial.com
• Bear Stearns
— (877) 826-2327
• Oppenheimer — http://oppenheimer.com/
• Deutsche Bank
— (410) 895-2029.
• Credit Suisse First Boston (877) 335-2732
• Cantor Fitzgerald Crisis Center — (212) 940-8162; (212) 940-8482; (212) 940-8492; (212) 893-6073
• eSpeed — (866) 326-3188
• Empire Blue Cross — (866) 761-8265
• Carr Futures — (800)-755-7620
• Lee Hecht Harrison — (201) 782-3704
• Securities and Exchange Commission (employees) — (877) 404-3222
•  Port Authority (employees)  (973) 565-5501
 Aon Corporation  (866) 256-4154
 Weatherly Securities (employees and clients) — (800) 835-3015
 Marsh Putnam Mercer— (212) 840-4819; (212) 345-5217; (212) 345-5219; (212) 345-2693 http://www.ishisystems.com/MarshWTC/

Travel within NYC:

•  Metropolitan Transportation Authority — http://www.mta.nyc.ny.us/

To obtain help for animals:

 Center for Animal Care and Control  (718) 647-8600
The American Veterinary Medical Associationhttp://www.avma.org/vmat/terrorist_attack.asp
 ASPCA — (212) 876-7700 ext. 4738. If a pet is believed to be stranded in an apartment, call the hotline above or go to King and Varick Streets in Manhattan with identification and a key to the apartment where the animal is.

How you can help:

• Liberty Unites Web Site: www.libertyunites.org
• American Red Cross
, cash donations — (800) HELP-NOW; http://www.redcross.org/donate/donate.html
• American Red Cross, blood donations — (800) 448-3543
To make an appointment with America's Blood Centers — (888) BLOOD-88
• Salvation Army, cash donations — (800) SAL-ARMY
• Greater New York Hospital Association, cash donations — (212) 246-7100
• United Way, cash donations — (212) 251-4035
• Twin Towers Fund — (877) 870-4278
• Blood donors in upstate New York may call (800) 448-3543 or (800) 272-4543; donors in the New York City region may call (800) 692-5663 or (800) 933-2566. 

 

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The American Red Cross has opened 12 shelters in New York City that are staffed with mental health professionals and nurses and offering food. The locations are:

In Manhattan:
— Bayard Rustin High School, 351 West 18th Street
— Seward Park High School, 350 Grand Street
— Washington Irving High School, 40 Irving Place
— Fashion Industry High School, 225 West 24th Street
— Chelsea High School, 131 Sixth Avenue
— Norman Thomas High School, 111 East 33rd Street
— City-School, 16 Clarkson Street
— Junior High School 22, 111 Columbia Street
— I-S 131, 100 Hester Street
— Comprehensive Day and Night, 240 Second Avenue

In Staten Island:
— Curtis High School, 105 Hamilton Avenue

In Brooklyn:
— Westinghouse High School, 105 Johnson Street

• For counseling services:
Manhattan: (212) 604-8220
Westchester: (914) 925-5320
Staten Island: (718) 354-6300