Genesee County Sheriff Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division

Genesee County Sheriff  Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division The Office of Genesee County Sheriff Emergency Management Homeland Security Division. 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.
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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 m

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 m

Operating as usual

Timeline Photos
03/24/2021

Timeline Photos

Today, as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week, there will be a Statewide Tornado Drill conducted at 1 p.m. Do you know your plan for your home or business? Today is a great day to make that plan! This brochure can help:
http://spr.ly/6183HqL6V #SWAW2021

Timeline Photos
03/10/2021

Timeline Photos

There are still plenty of opportunities to join us for free Skywarn Spotter training this spring. Head to weather.gov/dtx/spotter2 to sign up for one of our upcoming webinars. #miwx

Just updated!  Winter weather is on its way.  #staysafe #stayprepared #stayinformed
02/15/2021

Just updated! Winter weather is on its way. #staysafe #stayprepared #stayinformed

Just updated! Winter weather is on its way. #staysafe #stayprepared #stayinformed

Stay Safe!  #GeneseeCounty
02/15/2021

Stay Safe! #GeneseeCounty

Winter Weather Advisory in effect tonight at midnight to noon Tuesday. Two distinct periods of snowfall with total accumulation of 1 to 2 inches tonight and Monday morning then an additional 3 to 6 inches Monday night into Tuesday morning. Hazardous driving conditions during the Monday morning peak travel period and again Monday evening through Tuesday morning. Plan for hazardous and slow travel during the primary time windows for snow in this longer duration event.

Upcoming Skywarn Spotter Training.
02/05/2021

Upcoming Skywarn Spotter Training.

Upcoming Skywarn Spotter Training.

01/13/2021

The MDHHS has announced the reopening of numerous businesses beginning this weekend. Indoor dining at bars and restaurants remains closed through at least February 1.

Haz Mit Public SurveyAlthough the past year has been filled with many unexpected events, you can help Genesee and Lapeer...
01/12/2021

Haz Mit Public Survey

Although the past year has been filled with many unexpected events, you can help Genesee and Lapeer Counties develop a plan to prepare for future natural and man-made disasters by taking our quick 5-minute survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HazMitPublicSurvey.
A virtual open house will also be held on Tuesday, January 26th from 11:30AM – 12:30PM which will provide an opportunity to share your thoughts and receive answers to your questions about hazards in Genesee and Lapeer Counties. Please join us by using the link below.

Join Zoom Meeting on Tuesday, January 26th from 11:30AM – 12:30PM
https://geneseecountymi.zoom.us/j/93830026146?pwd=aXVjMDVqYm02N2ozdzlUNlUwQWNpZz09

Or Dial:
(312) 626-6799
Meeting ID: 938 3002 6146#
Passcode: 899417

Haz Mit Public Survey

Although the past year has been filled with many unexpected events, you can help Genesee and Lapeer Counties develop a plan to prepare for future natural and man-made disasters by taking our quick 5-minute survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HazMitPublicSurvey.
A virtual open house will also be held on Tuesday, January 26th from 11:30AM – 12:30PM which will provide an opportunity to share your thoughts and receive answers to your questions about hazards in Genesee and Lapeer Counties. Please join us by using the link below.

Join Zoom Meeting on Tuesday, January 26th from 11:30AM – 12:30PM
https://geneseecountymi.zoom.us/j/93830026146?pwd=aXVjMDVqYm02N2ozdzlUNlUwQWNpZz09

Or Dial:
(312) 626-6799
Meeting ID: 938 3002 6146#
Passcode: 899417

Rain/Snow mix is forecasted for tomorrow and this weekend.  #besafe
12/29/2020

Rain/Snow mix is forecasted for tomorrow and this weekend. #besafe

Stay protected this winter season with these road safety tips:

✅ Winterize your vehicle.
✅ Have an emergency car kit.
✅ Share your travel plan with family/friends.
✅ Check road conditions and your local weather forecast.

More on U.S. National Weather Service (NWS): weather.gov/safety/winter

Its that time of the year again!  #staysafe
12/17/2020

Its that time of the year again! #staysafe

Driving in winter weather? Stay safe!

❄️ Check road conditions and weather forecast before you leave.
❄️ Clear your vehicle of ice or snow before the trip.
❄️ Have an emergency car kit.
❄️ Slow down and leave more room between cars.

More on U.S. National Weather Service (NWS): weather.gov/safety/winter-during

12/08/2020
11/16/2020
09/28/2020

Check out our graphic below for the facts about COVID-19 (source: CDC).

Avoid spreading rumors and false information, always check your sources.

Still have questions? Visit our website at www.gchd.us/coronavirus to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in Genesee County.

Check out COVID-19 FAQ’s at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html.
#CDC #PreventCOVID19

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 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm

Telephone

(810) 257-3064

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