Adams County Emergency Services in Quincy Illinois

Address and phone number for Adams County Emergency Services, an Emergency Services, at N 52nd St, Quincy IL.

Adams County Emergency Services
222 N 52nd St, Quincy, Illinois, 62305

About the Adams County Emergency Services

The Adams County Emergency Services, located in Quincy, IL, acts as the lead Quincy agency for emergency situations. The local Emergency Services agency works with federal, Illinois State, and Adams County agencies to prepare for emergencies, respond to emergencies, and provide emergency recovery services. Emergency Services responds to any emergency that poses a major threat to public safety or causes a significant disruption to civil society, including natural disasters, severe weather incidents, and civil unrest.

You may contact Emergency Services for questions about:
  • Quincy emergency preparedness
  • Emergency management services
  • Natural disaster preparedness
  • Emergency first response services
  • Emergency Management Office jobs and employment
Emergency Services Plans

The Adams County Emergency Services prepares for emergency events by creating emergency plans. These plans include detailed procedures in the case of different emergencies, including the roles and responsibilities of Quincy, Illinois state, and federal agencies. In the immediate period before a known emergency, such as a developing hurricane, Emergency Services coordinates with Adams County Public Safety agencies, Adams County Public Works agencies, Quincy Utilities, and hospitals to minimize the emergency's impact and rapidly respond to the emergency.

Emergency Response Services in Quincy, IL

In the case of a Quincy emergency, Emergency Services coordinates response services through an Emergency Operations Center (EOC). An EOC has a communications network, an uninterruptible power supply, and resources to continuously manage and respond to the emergency. Emergency Services may activate the EOC before the emergency, in the case of known events, or immediately after the emergency, for events such as an earthquake. The EOC remains activated throughout the recovery period, and it can also be used during non-emergencies for Quincy disaster planning and emergency preparedness training.

Emergency Preparedness Resources

In addition to coordinating emergency responses, the Adams County Emergency Services provides emergency preparedness resources for residents of Quincy. These include resources on natural disasters, including hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, fires, and floods. Quincy residents can use emergency preparedness resources to create their household disaster plans.

Quincy Emergency Management Agencies

In Adams County, multiple agencies work together to provide Emergency Services. The Adams County Emergency Services coordinates with other government agencies at the Adams County, Illinois State, and federal level. These include the Department of Emergency Services, the Office of Emergency Services, and the Department of Civil Preparedness. At the federal level, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides Emergency Services as part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Local Emergency Services also works with the public and business community to prepare for emergencies or manage emergency responses.

Contact the Adams County Emergency Services

You may contact the Adams County Emergency Services by calling 217-277-2005, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Adams County Emergency Services, 222 N 52nd St, Quincy, Illinois, 62305.

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