Oak Lawn Emergency Services in Oak Lawn Illinois

Address and phone number for Oak Lawn Emergency Services, an Emergency Services, at Raymond Avenue, Oak Lawn IL.

Oak Lawn Emergency Services
9446 Raymond Avenue, Oak Lawn, Illinois, 60453

About the Oak Lawn Emergency Services

The Oak Lawn Emergency Services, located in Oak Lawn, IL, acts as the lead Oak Lawn 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:
  • Oak Lawn emergency preparedness
  • Emergency management services
  • Natural disaster preparedness
  • Emergency first response services
  • Emergency Management Office jobs and employment
Emergency Services Plans

The Oak Lawn 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 Oak Lawn, 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, Oak Lawn Utilities, and hospitals to minimize the emergency's impact and rapidly respond to the emergency.

Emergency Response Services in Oak Lawn, IL

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

Emergency Preparedness Resources

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

Oak Lawn Emergency Management Agencies

In Cook County, multiple agencies work together to provide Emergency Services. The Oak Lawn 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 Oak Lawn Emergency Services

You may contact the Oak Lawn Emergency Services by calling 708-499-7700, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Oak Lawn Emergency Services, 9446 Raymond Avenue, Oak Lawn, Illinois, 60453.

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