Washington County Emergency Management (WCEM) is a volunteer organization dedicated to minimizing the effects of disasters upon the people of the community.
The professional and volunteer staff of WCEM are trained to respond to a wide variety of technological and natural disasters. Hazard mitigation is an important part of group activities and includes the identification and elimination of possible long term hazards.
Another function of the group is the coordination of local, State, and Federal response to a disaster event. WCEM is responsible for the Emergency Operation Center (EOC) and for the coordination of disaster emergency response.
WCEM personnel are trained in a wide variety of skills including the following:
Disaster Team Organization
Search / Rescue
Emergency Medical Basic Fire Fighting Traffic Control
Weather Spotting Damage Assessment
During storm watches and EOC activation you can monitor our radio traffic on the following frequencies:
154.355Mhz 146.655Mhz HAM