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Hurricane Sandy: Anne Arundel County tips and information

By Washington Post Staff,

Stuck in the storm without answers? We’ve taken some of the most frequently asked questions in your neighborhood and provided answers. But we need your input. Do you have more information and tips on these issues? Please use the comments section below to post them for your neighbors.

Do you have questions of your own? Please post below; we encourage the community to help you with some answers.

How do I call for help if 911 isn’t working?

Anne Arundel County officials say the 911 call center will not malfunction.

For oxygen and routine medical services, call (410) 222-0600. For non-emergency needs, call (410) 222-8610. For general information, call police headquarters at (410) 222-8050.

In Annapolis, call (410) 260-2211 for non-emergency inquiries.

When will my trash be picked up?

Trash collection in Anne Arundel County will resume Wednesday.

Are schools closed?

Yes. Anne Arundel County public schools are closed Tuesday. For more information, call (410) 222-5110.

Who do I call if my power is out?

To report an outage, call (877) 778-2222. To report a downed power line, call residential customer service at (800) 865-0123 or business customer service at (800) 265-6177.

Where are local shelters?

A pet-friendly emergency shelter is available at Annapolis High School (2700 Riva Road). For assistance getting to the shelter, call (410) 222-0600.

Where do I call to see if public transportation is running?

Maryland Transit Administration has suspended its service for Tuesday. For more information, call the MTA at (410) 539-5000.

The Metrobus B-29 line to Crofton and B-30 line to Baltimore-Washington International Airport are suspended. For more, call WMATA at (202) 637-7000.

All Central Maryland Regional Transit service has been suspended. For more information call customer service at (800) 270-9553.

Young Transportation Service is closed Tuesday. For more information, call (301) 407-8401.

Annapolis Transit has canceled all bus service. For more information, call the Annapolis Office of Emergency Preparedness and Risk Management call center at (410) 260-2211.

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