The Tazewell County Emergency Management Agency is a public safety auxiliary with the major responsibilities of civil preparedness planning and response within the county.
Members receive training in First Aid, CPR/AED, Hazardous Materials awareness, Radiological Monitoring, Emergency Communications and Operations, Shelter Management as well as Traffic Control and Direction and Severe Weather Observation.
The Tazewell County Emergency Management Agency provides additional manpower and equipment resources to support the Police, Fire and Public Works Departments during local and national emergencies.
The operating authority for the agency comes from both the County and State of Illinois statute.
Volunteers are always needed, please contact the agency for more information.