Champaign Emergency Services in Champaign Illinois

Address and phone number for Champaign Emergency Services, an Emergency Services, at North Neil Street, Champaign IL.


Name
Champaign Emergency Services
Address
102 North Neil Street, Champaign, Illinois, 61820
Phone
217-351-4496
Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-4:00 PM

About the Champaign Emergency Services

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

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

Emergency Response Services in Champaign, IL

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

Emergency Preparedness Resources

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

Champaign Emergency Management Agencies

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

You may contact the Champaign Emergency Services by calling 217-351-4496, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Champaign Emergency Services, 102 North Neil Street, Champaign, Illinois, 61820.


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