Clear Creek County Office of Emergency Management
The Clear Creek County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) coordinates activities to prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate against natural- and human-caused disasters, or large scale emergencies. This is done through a comprehensive program of planning, equipping, training and exercises, evaluation, and continuous improvement that span the 5 mission areas:
- Prevention: Avoid, prevent, or stop a threatened or actual act of terrorism
- Protection: Secure critical infrastructure and key resources from disruption
- Mitigation: Reduce or eliminate disaster impacts to life or property
- Response: Perform immediate actions to save lives, protect property and the environment, and meet disaster-caused basic human needs
- Recovery: Restore and revitalize communities impacted by disaster
Disaster and emergency preparedness is a shared responsibility of the Whole Community; it is not solely a government function. You know best the needs of your family and neighborhood, your business or school. Emergency preparedness empowers individuals, groups, and communities to enhance your knowledge about the risks in your community, and determine what you can do to be prepared to act. A primary way to do this is focus first on individual preparedness--create a go-kit with essentials you might need if you need to leave your home or place of work immediately. This also applies if an incident occurs where you may need to stay where you are for an extended period of time. A great resource for this is here: https://www.ready.gov/kit
Sign up for Code Red to receive emergency notifications from the Clear Creek County Sheriff's Office, at https://www.clearcreekcounty.us/781/Emergency-Notification-System
County Wildfire Risk Mitigation Grant Program
The application period for the 2023 Clear Creek County Wildfire Risk Mitigation Program will open in April of 2023.
Hazard Mitigation Plan
Wildfire Protection Plans
Community Wildfire Protection Implementation Plans
Emergency Operations Plan
For more information, on the Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) contact the Office of Emergency Management staff.