Emergency Management

The mission of the Summit County Office of Emergency Management is to provide coordination of elected offices and county departments in preparedness, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery to emergencies and disasters.

​Get the 2016 Flood Guide

The Summit County Swift-Water Safety and Flood Preparedness Guide (pdf) lets residents know how they can prepare for and respond to hazards and emergencies during the spring runoff.

Local Hazard Risks

Summit County has a number of hazard risks, including avalanches, floods, wildfires and severe weather, among others. Learn more about hazard risks in Summit County.

Natural Hazard Plans

Summit County has worked with many other local agencies to create 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 natural hazard plans.

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.

Emergency Blog

Visit the Summit County Emergency Blog to find public information during active emergencies and disasters.