Mesa County Emergency Management works with partner agencies throughout Mesa County to prepare for disasters and emergencies. It is also important for individuals, families, and businesses to prepare for these events. The links below provide information to learn about emergency and disaster preparedness to protect yourself, your family, and your business:
It is important to know how to get information before, during, and after an emergency. Use the following resources to receive emergency information in Mesa County:
Sign up for Emergency Alerts
Mesa County uses an Emergency Notification System to provide essential information quickly during an emergency. Landlines are automatically signed up for the Emergency Notification System, however, cell phone users need to sign up.
Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEAs) are two national alert systems that can be utilized locally in the event of an emergency. Learn more.
211: Speak with live, trained professionals to obtain information about services and alerts during an emergency or disaster.
CoTrip.org: Travel alerts and road conditions provided by the Colorado Department of Transportation.
NOAA Weather Radio: A nationwide network of radio stations broadcasting continuous weather information directly from the nearest National Weather Service office. NWR broadcasts official weather warnings, watches, forecasts, and other hazard information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The purpose of the Mesa County Hazard Mitigation Plan is to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and property from natural hazards. Mesa County originally completed its Hazard Mitigation Plan in 2005. The plan was subsequently updated in 2010 and 2015.