The Wood County Emergency Management Office assists local government in the protection
of lives, property and the environment in the event of major emergencies or disaster
of any nature; allows for the assessment of hazards, mitigation opportunities, response
capabilities, resources and needs; identifies and deploys resources effectively
and allocates emergency responsibilities and authority among local government agencies;
coordinates activities among agencies and all levels of government; records information,
decisions and procedures developed during the planning process and during actual
emergency situations; and provides a basis for training and exercising personnel
to operate in coordination.
Emergency Management Notifications
About Emergency Management
The Wood County Emergency Management Office is responsible for the following programs:
Emergency In-Place Sheltering
For more information about sheltering yourself at home in case of a chemical or
biological emergency in your neighborhood, please visit the
In-Place Sheltering page.