MEDICAL: HUMC is open (7am-7pm) as an urgent care center only. Downtown CVS (Newark St & Washington St), uptown Rite Aid (13th St & Willow Ave) is open. For emergency care call 201-420-2100.
POWER: PSE&G & FEMA are working to restore power as quickly as possible. Dozens of personnel are working at each substation. Facilities have extensive water damage, and a lot of equipment has to be replaced before service can be restored. Partial power was restored on Thursday evening. PSE&G info center is at Washington & Observer Hwy and also has free charging station, laptops, wifi, and ice.
WATER: The tap water is safe to drink. Water tanks are available at 1st St & Washington St and 315 Hudson St. Bring your own container.
FOOD: The A&P, Target Jersey City, downtown CVS, uptown Rite Aid, Kings, Aspen Market, Basic, and other stores are reopening. Food trucks with free meals are at Church Square Park, 3rd St & Washington St, and other locations throughout the city. Elks Club (10th & Washington) is serving food.
ICE: Free ice is available at PSE&G comfort center at Washington St & Observer Hwy.
GARBAGE: Trash is being picked up. Damaged furniture can be left at curb. Separate white goods (appliances) into separate pile. They must be recycled.
GAS: Conserve fuel - statewide fuel shortage. Hess on Boulevard East in Weehawken is open.
ATMs: Observer Hwy & Bloomfield St, Hudson & 4th
BUS: A free shuttle (school bus) will run continuously up and down Washington St (9am-5pm).
DISASTER RELIEF (FEMA): Call: 800-621-FEMA (3362), Online: www.disasterassistance.gov, In person: A FEMA Disaster Recovery Center will be set up in Hoboken in the next few days.
ELECTIONS: Per the Secretary of the State, the Election is still scheduled for Tuesday, November 6, 2012. Information will be provided as it becomes available.