All Southington town offices, including the library, will be closing at noon on Monday, October 29 and will re-open at noon on Tuesday, October 30.
The Calendar House senior center, located at388 Pleasant Street, is on standby to be used as a shelter. The center is not currently open but the police department will advise when and if the shelter is opened.
If the shelter is opened, residents wishing to use it are advised to take the following items with them – identification and important documents, prescription and emergency medication, extra clothing, pillows, blankets, hygiene supplies, a flashlight with extra batteries, small board games, books, specialty snacks and juices for those with dietary restrictions, baby food and formula, diapers, contact information for relatives or doctors, eyeglasses or contacts.
Illegal drugs, alcoholic beverages and weapons are not allowed.
The Southington Highway Department will provide sand to residents but not bags for sandbags.
The Police Department has issued a parking ban on all streets until further notice.