Food and Water Distribution Centers Opening at 3 P.M.

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Food and water distribution sites will open throughout lower Manhattan at 3 p.m., Mayor Bloomberg and State Senator Daniel Squadron announced today.

Sites below 14th Street include:

10th Street between Avenues C and D
Catherine Street between Monroe and Cherry Streets (Smith Houses)
Pitt and Houston Streets
Grand and Clinton Streets — water only
Bowery and Division Street (Confucius Plaza)

In addition, the National Guard, NYC Service, and the Salvation Army will go door-to-door in residential high-rises in order to check on seniors and those with disabilities who have been affected by the blackout.

“For many seniors and others stuck on high floors with no water and access to medical help, we must get relief,” said Senator Squadron in a press release.

The senator’s office is maintaining an updated list of transportation and relief information here.

The city’s death toll is now at 37, the mayor said in a press conference this morning, and it is expected to rise.