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Hurricane Sandy: Calvert 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?

The county says 911 service will not malfunction. For general public information inquiries, the county has established the following numbers: 410-535-0396 or 410-535-0314.

When will my trash be picked up?

All county landfills and convenience centers will be open effective 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, for trash only. They will operate under normal hours after that time.

The Appeal Convenience Center will close at 4 p.m. Tuesday . All other locations will be open until 7 p.m.

Are schools closed?

Calvert County Public Schools will open on time on Wednesday.

Who do I call if my power is out?

Call the Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative at 1-800-74-SMECO, or BGE at 1-877-778-2222.

Where are local shelters?

The temporary shelter at Hungtintown High School is closing at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 30,2012. The pet shelter is also closing.

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