Evanston Emergency Services in Evanston Illinois

Address and phone number for Evanston Emergency Services, an Emergency Services, at Grant Street, Evanston IL.


Name
Evanston Emergency Services
Address
3200 Grant Street, Evanston, Illinois, 60201
Phone
847-492-2950
Fax
337-364-4797
Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

About the Evanston Emergency Services

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

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

Emergency Response Services in Evanston, IL

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

Emergency Preparedness Resources

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

Evanston Emergency Management Agencies

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

You may contact the Evanston Emergency Services by calling 847-492-2950, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Evanston Emergency Services, 3200 Grant Street, Evanston, Illinois, 60201.


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