El Paso Emergency Services in El Paso Illinois

Address and phone number for El Paso Emergency Services, an Emergency Services, at East Main Street, El Paso IL.


Name
El Paso Emergency Services
Address
540 East Main Street, El Paso, Illinois, 61738
Phone
309-527-3110

About the El Paso Emergency Services

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

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

Emergency Response Services in El Paso, IL

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

Emergency Preparedness Resources

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

El Paso Emergency Management Agencies

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

You may contact the El Paso Emergency Services by calling 309-527-3110, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: El Paso Emergency Services, 540 East Main Street, El Paso, Illinois, 61738.


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