Genesee County Sheriff Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division

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The Emergency Management & Homeland Security Division is responsible for dealing with all aspects of disasters, including planning for major disasters which might affect the County, and coordinating the recovery efforts following actual disasters. The Michigan Emergency Management Act stipulates that each county shall appoint an emergency coordinator to be responsible for disaster preparedness. In Genesee County the Emergency Management Manager is responsible for the day to day activities of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. Mitigation: Eliminate, reduce or prevent long-term risk to human life and property from natural and man-made hazards. Emergency Preparedness: Advance planning for an emergency that develops operational capabilities and facilitates an effective response in the event an emergency occurs. Emergency Response: Action taken immediately before, during or directly after an emergency to save lives, minimize damage to property and enhance the effectiveness of recovery. Recovery: Short-term activity to return vital life support systems to minimum operating standards and long term activity designed to return life to normal or improved levels. The Genesee County Emergency Management Division works closely with local first responder agencies, nonprofit disaster relief organizations, private, and governmental agencies regarding emergency planning, response and recovery for communities within GeneseeCounty. If you have further questions about the Emergency Management Division and its function in the community, please do not hesitate to contact us at (810) 257-3064.

Mission: The purpose of this page is to provide emergency preparedness information to the Genesee County Community to assist community organizations, businesses and residents become more prepared. At times this page may post current threats and hazards, however is not maintained on the 24/7 basis. Residents should be looking to local media, a weather radio, and or mobile app for 24/7 notifications.

03/16/2020

Statewide hotline to address COVID-19 health questions

“Public health and other experts will answer health-related questions about COVID-19. The team can also direct residents, providers and more to the right resources in their local communities and in other state government departments.
The hotline will be open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1-888-535-6136.”

03/13/2020

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT UPCOMING SKYWARN SPOTTER TRAINING SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 21st 2020.

County Emergency Managers and Amateur Radio Coordinators,

Late this afternoon local NWS offices were notified by our HQ that all Skywarn Spotter training classes will be canceled for March and April. Effective immediately (with our Friday, March 13 Wyandotte class), all Skywarn classes will be canceled through the April 27th Fort Gratiot class.

We will not reschedule any classes at this time. Spotters, especially any new spotters, are encouraged to take the online training or our NWS Detroit Skywarn webinar later in the spring.

Let me know if you have any questions,

Rich
Warning Coordination Meteorologist
NWS Detroit/Pontiac
(248) 625-3309 x726

Portable electric generator safety tips
01/10/2020
Portable electric generator safety tips

Portable electric generator safety tips

Reliable electric service is a priority for everyone. However, power outages may occur for various reasons, such as weather, equipment fai...

Some nasty weather coming our way this weekend. Make sure you are prepared.
01/09/2020
City of Swartz Creek

Some nasty weather coming our way this weekend. Make sure you are prepared.

NOTICE: We have some garbage weather coming. Please plan ahead by clearing open drains, prepping sumps/generators, and getting into a general state of readiness for rain, ice, snow, and the potential for power outages.

07/16/2019

STAY SAFE AND ESCAPE THE HEAT!

July 16th, 2019 - July 19th, 2019.

These cooling centers are available in Genesee County for most of the week, according to United Way of Genesee County:

• Brennan Community Center, located at 1301 Pingree Ave. in Flint, will be open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

• The Burton Senior Center will be open Monday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., located at 3410 S Grand Traverse St.

• Hasselbring Senior Center, located at 1002 W Home Ave., will be open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• The Carman-Ainsworth Senior Center, located at 2071 S Graham Road in Flint, will be open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

• The Eastside Senior Citizens Center, located at 3065 N Genesee Road, will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• The Grand Blanc Senior Activity Center 12632 Pagels Drive, will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• The Swartz Creek Area Senior Center, located at 8095 Civic Dr., will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.

• The Davison Richfield Senior Center, located at 10135 Lapeer Road in Davison, will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• The Forest Township Area Senior Center, located at 130 E Main St. in Otisville, will be open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

• The Montrose Pavilion Senior Center, located at 200 Alfred St., will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

* The Loose Center, located at 707 N Bridge St, in Linden. Will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

* Caretel Inns of Linden, located at 202 S. Bridge St., will be open Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

07/15/2019
Flint Police Operations

#BeSafe

#SevereThunderstormWarning #Flint #GeneseeCounty

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
511 PM EDT Mon Jul 15 2019

The National Weather Service in Detroit/Pontiac has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Southern Genesee County in southeastern Michigan...

* Until 615 PM EDT.

* At 510 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Swartz Creek, or near Durand, moving east at 30 mph.

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* This severe thunderstorm will be near...
Swartz Creek and Linden around 520 PM EDT.
Lake Fenton around 530 PM EDT.
Grand Blanc around 540 PM EDT.
Burton around 545 PM EDT.
Davison and Goodrich around 550 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include Atlas and Rankin.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Address

Flint, MI
48502

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(810) 257-3064

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