The mission of the Summit County Office of Emergency Management is to provide coordination of elected offices, county departments, and key stakeholders in preparedness, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery to emergencies and disasters.
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Summit County is prone to a number of hazards including avalanches, floods, wildfires and severe weather, among others. Learn more about hazard risks in Summit County.
Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan
Summit County engages in a whole community process with a diverse set of stakeholders to develop capabilities and plans to reduce long-term risks to people and property from natural hazards, such as wildfire, drought, landslides and floods. Learn more about Summit County's Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan.
Emergency and Disaster Preparedness
It's important for individuals, businesses and families to prepare for emergencies and disasters before they ever happen. Find resources on emergency and disaster preparedness.
Public Safety Agency Dispatching: Summit County Communications is the regional 911 center for Summit County, Colorado. Contact a dispatcher on the non-emergency line at 970-668-8600.
Public Safety Agencies: Find public safety agencies that operate locally, such as ambulance services, law enforcement and fire-rescue agencies.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): FEMA supports citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from and mitigate all hazards.