The Clinton County Office of Emergency Management is responsible for building and maintaining the capabilities our community needs to prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of disasters and emergencies in our county. It is staffed by a full-time emergency manager and a part-time emergency planner. The Clinton County Office of Emergency Management has 8 major mission areas:
Our office operates the Clinton County Emergency Operations Center (EOC). This is a multiagency coordination center that is activated during large events, emergencies, or disasters. Its purpose is to assist responders and recovery personnel by coordinating information, resources, and policy during large events or disasters. The Clinton County EOC is staffed by 12 Emergency Support Function leaders. These Emergency Support Functions correspond to the Functional Annexes in the Clinton County Emergency Operations Plan.
Our office is committed to maintaining an emergency management program that adheres to sound emergency management principles, maintains strong partnerships, and focuses on building and maintaining the capabilities that our citizens and responders need to keep people safe.
"The Clinton County Office of Emergency Management's mission is to apply comprehensive emergency management principles and strong partnerships to build and maintain the capabilities our community needs to prepare for, prevent, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of disasters and emergencies in our county."