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National Preparedness Month
September is National Preparedness Month! This year's theme focuses on helping older adults prepare for disasters and emergencies, but we think it's important for people of all ages to be prepared! Check out some of these great resources to prepare you and your family for the different hazards we face in Routt County:

Battery Backup Power Systems

Do you use life-sustaining medical equipment that uses electricity? You may be eligible to receive a battery backup power system. Visit ucdenver.edu/cide/sip for more information and to apply.

Routt County Multi-Agency Coordination Group 3rd Quarter Meeting
This meeting will be held on Thursday, September 28, from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM in the Routt County Community Room at 135 6th Street and virtually via Zoom. This meeting is open to the public. 

View the agenda and Zoom link information here.

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Can You Be Reached in an Emergency?

If we can't reach you - we can't alert you!

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Routt County uses Routt County Alerts powered by Everbridge to make sure you know about issues that may affect your safety. This system allows Routt County to contact thousands of residents in seconds so you can find out about an emergency right away.

Get up-to-the-minute information about threats, hazards, severe weather, and much more! Register at routtcountyalerts.com. Sign-up is free, only takes a few minutes, and can provide you and your family with critical information in an emergency.

We offer alerts in multiple languages, and you can let us know of any Access or Functional Needs you or someone in your household may need extra assistance with in the event of an emergency. Complete your registration today!

Are you looking for assistance with registering for Routt County Alerts? We put together this quick video to guide you through the process. If you still need assistance, give us a call at 970-870-5549!

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Be Informed

There are many ways to get information before, during, and after an emergency:

Plan and Prepare

Do you know how to prepare for an emergency?

Know your Hazards

Routt County is susceptible to a wide range of hazards, both natural and man-made. Find out more about our top hazards:

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David DeMorat

Emergency Operations Director
Email David DeMorat
Ph: (970) 870-5551
Mobile: (970) 846-1552
Fx: (970) 870-5561

Alyssa Ingles

Emergency Management Specialist
Email Alyssa Ingles
Ph: (970) 870-5549
Mobile: (970) 761-9168

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