Preparing for an extended outage

Entegrus strives to minimize power outages and restore power as quickly as possible, but it is best to be prepared for planned and unplanned extended power outages.

Be prepared for an emergency


Health and Safety 

  • Regarding medical concerns and extended outages, please call your family practitioner for further information
  • Streetlights and traffic lights can be non-functional during area wide outages. Please keep safety top of mind and use extreme caution during blackout periods. 
  • Ensure you’re familiar with manual operating instructions of garage doors, electronic locks, etc. 
  • Keep freezers and refrigerators closed. Use coolers with ice if necessary
  • If you are using a generator, use ONLY outdoors and away from windows. Visit the ESA website for critical information regarding generator safety before installing any type of standby or distributed generation. 
  • Do not use a gas stove or oven to heat your home.
  • Disconnect appliances (such as the stove) and electronics to avoid damage from electrical surges.
  • Have alternate plans for refrigerating medicines or using power-dependent medical devices.  

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