Waterloo Emergency Services in Waterloo Illinois

Address and phone number for Waterloo Emergency Services, an Emergency Services, at South Main Street, Waterloo IL.


Name
Waterloo Emergency Services
Address
100 South Main Street, Waterloo, Illinois, 62298
Phone
618-939-8681
Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

About the Waterloo Emergency Services

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

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

Emergency Response Services in Waterloo, IL

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

Emergency Preparedness Resources

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

Waterloo Emergency Management Agencies

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

You may contact the Waterloo Emergency Services by calling 618-939-8681, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Waterloo Emergency Services, 100 South Main Street, Waterloo, Illinois, 62298.


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