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To help prepare your business or organization for emergencies or diasters, click here. 

For information for safety forces including training opportunities, exercises, or other announcements, click here. To take a class on how to shelter-in-place or evacuate during a hazardous materials release, click here.

Flu Season is Here

Health experts are seeing an influx of flu cases throughout the Northeast Ohio area. Flu is a serious disease that causes illness, hospitalizations, and deaths every year in the United States. Please click on the links below to see Flu information provided by the Cuyahoga County Office of Emergency Management, Cuyahoga County Department of Public Health, and the Center for Disease Control & Prevention:

  CCOEM Influenza Fact Sheet 
  CDC Fighting the Flu 
  CDC Flu Vaccination Guidelines 
  CDC Everyday Preventative Guidelines 

Additional information can be found at the Cuyahoga County Board of Health:

New Construction Update: Watch the Cuyahoga County Office of Emergency Management's NEW Emergency Operations Center Take Shape

Cuyahoga County and the City of Broadview Heights are finalizing plans for construction of a new state-of-the-art county Emergency Operations Center. The planned facility will be located at the Broadview Heights municipal campus on Broadview Road and will include an EOC floor with extensive communications and information display capabilities; a multi-position communications center for the Cuyahoga Emergency Communications System (CECOMS) which can also serve as a regional dispatch center; a Joint Information Center; offices for the County Office of Emergency Management; a training room; and a storage and maintenance facility for county special teams.

Groundbreaking is expected within the next few months. You can follow the progress of construction in the photo gallery located on this page.

Cuyahoga County Recognizes Bedford as First ReadyCertified Community

The City of Bedford has become the first city to become fully certified through the ReadyCuyahoga Emergency Management Certification Program established under County Executive Ed FitzGerald.

“I’m pleased to award the City of Bedford our first certification through our ReadyCuyahoga program,” said FitzGerald. “I want to commend Mayor Stanley Koci and his entire staff for their hard work and becoming a resource for emergency preparedness.”

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