Emergency Management

The Office of Emergency Management provides opportunities of training to County Emergency Responders, coordinates the response to emergency of all kinds, collaborates on policies with the Enhanced 911 Dispatch Center,  develops and maintains plans, coordinates disaster preparedness and hazardous mitigation activities and provides support services to many local government organizations.

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The Office of Emergency Management maintains and administers an integrated Emergency Services program designed to assure a safe environment through prevention/mitigation, readiness, response, and recovery.

MISSION STATEMENT

“To promote Emergency Preparedness and Response among the residents and Emergency Service providers of Yates County; increase the professionalism of all emergency service personnel through educational programs and special events; educate local politicians and the general public as to the need for Emergency Services; work towards the reduction of injuries and the loss of life and property from natural and manmade disasters by supporting education, safe fire ground practices, code enforcement and hazard mitigation activities.”