Orange County update from OCEM
The mandatory evacuation order has been lifted as of 6:00 .m.9/20/08.
The curfew hours remain the same. Midnight to 6:00 a.m. for Orange County and incorporated Cities; Bridge City 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Businesses are reminded to observe the curfew so as to allow customers to be able to adhere to the curfew hours. Employees going to and from work are exempt from the curfew.
Registration for the Blue Roof program, a free program to have damaged roofs covered with a blue tarp by Corps of Engineers contractors, is available at Bridge City High School and 195 West Bolivar Street, Vidor;
FEEDING LOCATIONS: Red Cross is serving hot meals at Old First Baptist Church & VFW on N. Hwy 87 – Red Cross Supplies available at Richard’s (Old Luby’s parking lot) & Red Cross Chapter IH-10 Orange. Catholic Charities @ St. Helen’s Catholic Church 8105 Hwy 1442;
SALVATION ARMY Feeding Locations: Salvation Army MLK, Orange; Bridge City, First Baptist Church, West Orange City Hall, Methodist Church Courtland Street, Vidor; Has water, ice & MRE’s
PODS: Bridge City Intermediate – West Roundbunch; Oak Forest Elementary School-Vidor; BIG LOTS parking lot-Orange.
The “Boil Water” notice remains in effect for Water Necessities Incorporated; Aqua Texas; City of Bridge City; North Orange Water & Sewer.
Please observe safe operations of generators. Keep the generator away from the building to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning and let the generator cool before refueling.
Orange County WIC participants may contact the following offices to inquire about September and October vouchers.
League City, Calder Ridge Plaza, 1100 Gulf Freeway, Suite 108; 281-557-9400
Pearland, Conn Plaza, 2750 E. Broadway; 281-485-0865
Nacogdoches, Mimms Plaza, 206 Mimms; 936-560-2944, 936-560-3152
Center, 105 Foster, Center, TX 75935; 936-598-5021
Crockett, 400 Alabama Street, Crockett, TX 75835; 936-544-3002, 936-544-4453
Huntsville, 1210 10th Street, Huntsville, TX 77340; 936-295-0552