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Emergency Management Agency

The Wood County Health Department is responsible for the long-term continuing health protection for residents in Wood County. The Health Department serves it residents by strengthening its workforce and the community's ability to successfully prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from health emergencies.

Wood County EMA
  • The EMA, under the direction of the Wood County Commissioners and in partnership with all the Wood County political entities, assists local officials and first responders in the planning, response, recovery, and mitigation of natural and man-made disasters and large scale emergencies. The EMA maintains the County All-Hazards Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) and keeps the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in a state of readiness.Provide information and warning to individuals, agencies and businesses regarding emergency situations
  • Phone: (419) 354-9269
  • Email: woodcountyema@co.wood.oh.us
Ohio EMA
  • The primary mission of the Ohio Emergency Management Agency is to coordinate activities to mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters. This mission is carried out by closely interfacing with local, state and federal agencies in an effort to bring resources of recovery and support to Ohioans impacted by the disaster. In addition to disaster response and recovery, Ohio EMA agency activities include: education, training, planning and preparedness - strengthening Ohio's first responder capabilities and improving communication across the state.e.
  • Mission Statement To coordinate activities to mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.
  • Vision Statement A safer future through effective partnerships committed to saving lives and reducing the impact of disasters.
  • http://ema.ohio.gov/
Emergency Preparedness Contact information

William Bryant-Bey
Phone: 419-352-8402 ext. 3267