Carbondale Emergency Services in Carbondale Illinois

Address and phone number for Carbondale Emergency Services, an Emergency Services, at East College Street, Carbondale IL.


Name
Carbondale Emergency Services
Address
607 East College Street, Carbondale, Illinois, 62901
Phone
618-549-5021
Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

About the Carbondale Emergency Services

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

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

Emergency Response Services in Carbondale, IL

In the case of a Carbondale 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 Carbondale disaster planning and emergency preparedness training.

Emergency Preparedness Resources

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

Carbondale Emergency Management Agencies

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

You may contact the Carbondale Emergency Services by calling 618-549-5021, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Carbondale Emergency Services, 607 East College Street, Carbondale, Illinois, 62901.


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