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Emergency Services

The St. Lawrence County Office of Emergency Services, and its four Bureaus, is dedicated to providing for all residents and visitors within St. Lawrence County.

Bureau of Communications: Operates the 911 Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) and County Communications Center, plan for and build-out communication infrastructure, and to provide communication-related assistance to local public-safety agencies.

Bureau of Fire: Provide training opportunities to local responders, support local fire departments, and responding to major incidents involving multiple fire departments within the County.

Bureau of EMSProvide leadership, support, education, and cooperation necessary to enable both transporting and first response agencies serving within jurisdictional boundaries to provide the best pre-hospital emergency medical care possible. The Bureau of EMS is also responsible for assisting in major incidents involving multiple patients and/or fatalities, and providing a smooth flow of information from local hospitals and New York State EMS to local EMS.

Bureau of Emergency ManagementMaintain a high level of preparedness to protect the citizens residing or visiting 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 in the mid and long term intervals following a disaster. The Bureau of Emergency Management also identifies County vulnerabilities, effectively mitigates disasters, conducts public education, responds to all-hazard emergency situations, protects St. Lawrence County's first responders, ensures the continuity of government and business, and to facilitate an effective recovery.