Shelbyville Emergency Services in Shelbyville Illinois

Address and phone number for Shelbyville Emergency Services, an Emergency Services, at North Morgan Street, Shelbyville IL.


Name
Shelbyville Emergency Services
Address
151 North Morgan Street, Shelbyville, Illinois, 62565
Phone
217-774-5003
Fax
217-774-2851
Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-6:00 PM; Sat 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

About the Shelbyville Emergency Services

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

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

Emergency Response Services in Shelbyville, IL

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

Emergency Preparedness Resources

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

Shelbyville Emergency Management Agencies

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

You may contact the Shelbyville Emergency Services by calling 217-774-5003, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Shelbyville Emergency Services, 151 North Morgan Street, Shelbyville, Illinois, 62565.


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