photograph courtesy of Todd Copley
The 2021 version of severe weather spotter training will be 100% virtual this year. Sessions will be offered on the GoToWebinar platform, hosted by the National Weather Service. These sessions are free of charge and open to anyone interested.
We would like to say Thank you to all the Firefighters. We appreciate everything you do to keep us all safe. #nationalfirefighterday #appreciate
FEMA announces appointment of Polk County EMA's Deputy Director, Dutch Geisinger to the National Advisory Council. The NAC includes emergency managers and responders from state, local, tribal and territorial governments, non-governmental organizations and the private sector.
RT @Readygov: Tornadoes can happen anytime. It is important you know what to do and where to go: ⚠️Follow directions from local officials…
Wondering about how to place an order for PPE and other COVID-19 supplies through Polk County Emergency Management? How to re-developing your supply chain through suppliers and vendors. Click here for both videos.
Our youngest attendee for a meeting here at our EOC. Ironman planning.
Westcom Center will conduct a special test of the outdoor warning sirens this Saturday, April 17, at noon. This will include the cities of Clive, Norwalk, Urbandale, Waukee, and West Des Moines. This is just a test, so don’t be alarmed if you hear the sirens.
The Polk County 911 Service Board, Emergency Management Agency would like to recognize the telecommunicators who serve Polk County at the Des Moines Police Department, Polk County Sheriff’s Office, and Westcom. We appreciate your commitment and the sacrifice you make each day.
Springtime has arrived and that comes with wanting to burn outside. Please, always know your weather conditions before burning.