County Administrative Office

Emergency Communications

Communications play a vital role during emergencies. Click below for materials to help you prepare, as well as dos and don’ts during all forms of emergencies.

For more on local emergencies, including preparedness and recovery information, visit the Office of Response, Recovery and Resilience.

Information is important during emergencies, but misinformation can be common. Trusted, official sources are the best sources of information. The best ways to stay informed include:

  • Sign up for Code RED by visiting SCR 911 and enrolling your cell phone.
  • Stay tuned to local news.
  • Purchase a battery-powered NOAA Weather Radio to receive updates when power is unavailable.
  • Follow the County on social media, including Facebook, Twitter, NextDoor and Instagram.