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Emergency Management - Overview


Mission Statement

The mission of St. Lawrence County Office of Emergency Services Emergency Management to maintain a high level of preparedness, to protect the citizens of St. Lawrence County; to mitigate loss of life and vital assets prior to, during, and immediate aftermath of a disaster; and to facilitate the speedy recovery of St. Lawrence County in the mid and long term intervals following a disaster. 


St. Lawrence County Office of Emergency Services Emergency Management has the statutory responsibility to coordinate all County emergency response plans. Emergency Management's responsibilities are to identify vulnerabilities, effectively mitigate disasters, public education, respond to all-hazard emergency situations, protect St. Lawrence County's first responders, ensure continuity of government and business, and to facilitate an effective recovery. Emergency Management will coordinate with local, state, and federal agencies, as well as private entities to develop, maintain, and implement the Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan.