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To help prepare for emergencies or disasters, click here. 

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.

Welcome to the ReadyCuyahoga website. This site has been created and is maintained by the Cuyahoga County Office of Emergency Management. Here you can find information that will help you prepare for and respond to emergencies and disasters.

Our website is focused on three primary audiences: the general public, businesses, and area first responders. Please click on the buttons below to view information provided specifically for you.

This page also contains links to the websites of three of our partner agencies: the American Red Cross, the Cuyahoga County Board of Health, and the City of Cleveland Department of Public Safety. Please click on the appropriate logo to visit their websites.

You can contact the Cuyahoga County Office of Emergency Management by phone at 216-443-5700 or by e-mail at

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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.”

Click here to read more.