Recovery Center Opened Friday in Trona

By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– On Friday, July 19, the Local Assistance Center at Trona High School moved to a Recovery Center at 13207 Jones St., Trona.The Recovery Center will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Services will include: American Red Cross, Small Business Administration, Public Health, Behavioral Health, Aging & Adult Services. Other County services will be available by phone to assist with resident needs. Residents of Trona and surrounding communities may call the First District office for assistance in connecting with other County services.

The boil water order has been lifted in the Trona area.The water coming to your homes is safe to drink and use for cooking and bathing. Use of portable showers and portable toilets at Trona High School will be discontinued. Bottled water continues to be available to residents at the donation distribution sites located within the community.

Trona residents in need of non-construction clean-up may call the volunteer organization Team Rubicon to request assistance. Please call (310) 640-8787 and follow the prompt or email r9info@teamrubiconusa.org. Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly provide relief to communities in need. For more information on Team Rubicon visit http://teamrubiconusa.org. 

TVs, computer monitors, fluorescent tubes and other hazardous household waste will be collected from 8 a.m. to noon, Aug. 10 and Sept. 28 at the County Fire Station 57, 83732 Trona Road. Trona area residents are invited to bring household hazardous waste including motor oil, batteries, paint products, pesticides and VCRs/DVD players. Waste from foreclosed properties, nonprofit organizations and businesses are not allowed. Asbestos, tires, appliances, furniture are also not allowed. For more information, visit http://wp.sbcounty.gov/cao/countywire/ or call (909) 382-5401.

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