Antioch Emergency Services in Antioch Illinois

Address and phone number for Antioch Emergency Services, an Emergency Services, at Main Street, Antioch IL.


Name
Antioch Emergency Services
Address
874 Main Street, Antioch, Illinois, 60002
Phone
847-838-5800
Fax
707-251-8304
Hours
Mon-Fri 12:00 PM-9:00 PM; Sat-Sun 3:00 PM-9:00 PM

About the Antioch Emergency Services

The Antioch Emergency Services, located in Antioch, IL, acts as the lead Antioch agency for emergency situations. The local Emergency Services agency works with federal, Illinois State, and Lake 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:
  • Antioch emergency preparedness
  • Emergency management services
  • Natural disaster preparedness
  • Emergency first response services
  • Emergency Management Office jobs and employment
Emergency Services Plans

The Antioch 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 Antioch, Illinois state, and federal agencies. In the immediate period before a known emergency, such as a developing hurricane, Emergency Services coordinates with Lake County Public Safety agencies, Lake County Public Works agencies, Antioch Utilities, and hospitals to minimize the emergency's impact and rapidly respond to the emergency.

Emergency Response Services in Antioch, IL

In the case of an Antioch 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 Antioch disaster planning and emergency preparedness training.

Emergency Preparedness Resources

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

Antioch Emergency Management Agencies

In Lake County, multiple agencies work together to provide Emergency Services. The Antioch Emergency Services coordinates with other government agencies at the Lake 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 Antioch Emergency Services

You may contact the Antioch Emergency Services by calling 847-838-5800, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Antioch Emergency Services, 874 Main Street, Antioch, Illinois, 60002.


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