Perry County Emergency Services in Pinckneyville Illinois

Address and phone number for Perry County Emergency Services, an Emergency Services, at East Water Street, Pinckneyville IL.


Name
Perry County Emergency Services
Address
12 East Water Street, Pinckneyville, Illinois, 62274
Phone
618-357-8200

About the Perry County Emergency Services

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

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

Emergency Response Services in Pinckneyville, IL

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

Emergency Preparedness Resources

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

Pinckneyville Emergency Management Agencies

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

You may contact the Perry County Emergency Services by calling 618-357-8200, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Perry County Emergency Services, 12 East Water Street, Pinckneyville, Illinois, 62274.


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