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RECOVERY ALERT
09.16.05
 
Return to Duty

Civil service employees at NASA John C. Stennis Space Center are reporting to work as they are able. Employees attended an All-Hands meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 11 a.m. in the Logtown Conference Room of Building 1100.

Employees can get gas on site at the APG service station by showing their Stennis badge. The APG is located on J-Road and will operate 7 a.m.-5 p.m. each day.

Employee Check In

A call center has been established to help locate and assist NASA, contractor and resident agency employees and their families. Employees who have not yet checked in with the call center are asked to call 1-877-470-5240 toll-free or (228)688-3777 to provide their status.

The call center operation hours are 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.

NASA has set up a hurricane information web site for employees (http://www.nasa.gov/eoc) that lists helpful information for employees and their families. Employees with Internet access are encouraged to check the web site daily for updated information.

Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is available to assist employees with the emotional trauma and financial strain caused by Hurricane Katrina. The EAP is available to employees and their families. For more information, call (228) 688-3005 or (228) 688-2079.

Important Information for NASA Employees

Employees who have lost their homes during the hurricane please contact Denise Catone at (228) 688-1590.

Health and Safety

For information on where to get water and ice, shelter locations, health precautions, missing persons and where to find additional help and resources in the Mississippi and Louisiana areas affected by Hurricane Katrina, employees can go to the following web sites:

State of Mississippi
http://www.mema.ms.gov/mema/Katrina.nsf

MS Emergency Management Agency
http://www.msema.org

MS Department of Health and Hospitals
http://www.msdh.state.ms.us

LA Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
http://ohsep.louisiana.gov

LA Department of Health and Hospitals
http://www.dhh.state.la.us

To learn about precautions and clean up of mold in the home visit the following web sites:

http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/mold/protect.asp
http://www.cdc.gov/mold
http://epa.gov/iaq/molds/moldguide.html

Disaster Relief Web Sites and Phone Numbers

  • FEMA: www.fema.gov or 1-800-621-FEMA (3362)
  • Red Cross: www.redcross.org or 1-866-438-4636
  • For reporting missing persons: 1-877-LOVED-1-S
  • Mississippi Insurance Department: www.doi.state.ms.us
  • Louisiana Department of Insurance: www.ldi.state.la.us
  • Price Gouging: 1-800-281-4418
  • Animal Health Concerns: 1-888-722-3106

    On Site Hours of Operation

    Keesler Federal Credit Union has new hours, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, until further notice. They will be extending membership eligibility for Red Cross, FEMA and other disaster relief workers who are on-site temporarily.

    Hancock Bank is open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday, for regular operations.

    The Barber Shop located in Bldg. 1100 is open for normal operations Tuesday through Friday beginning at 8 a.m.

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