The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) coordinates the overall county response to disasters. OEM is responsible for:
Alerting and notifying appropriate agencies when a disaster strikes
Coordinating all agencies that respond
Ensuring resources are available and mobilized in times of disaster
Developing plans and procedures for response to and recovery from disasters
Developing and providing preparedness materials for the public.
The Office of Emergency Management also activates the county emergency alert system (tornado sirens) and Everbridge Citizen Notification System to issue alerts for potential disasters.
If you wish to be added to the Everbridge notification system, you can fill out the Report a Concern page above to begin receiving alerts. Be sure to include name, address, and the phone number and/or email address you wish to be contacted at.