Teton County Wyoming

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Phone: (307) 733-9572
Fax: (307) 732-5799

Teton County Emergency Operations Center
3240 S Adams Canyon Dr
Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm

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Mission Statement

The mission of Teton County Emergency Management is to protect the whole community by organizing, integrating, and supporting all agencies and activities necessary to build, sustain, and improve the capabilities to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural or human-caused disasters as well as coordinating interoperable communications between interagency partners.

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Teton County Lifts Evacuation for Granite Creek Homeowners - 8/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
Officials warn of continuing smoke and post-fire hazards

Fighting Fire with Fire - 7/28/2016 12:00:00 AM
Cliff Creek Fire team strives to protect Granite Creek "on our terms"; Evacuations likely to stay in place into next week

Drivers Urged to Use Caution in Fire Areas - 7/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
With two major routes in and out of Jackson Hole near major wildfires, wildland firefighting teams are cautioning drivers to travel carefully, slow down, and avoid stopping to gawk or take photos.

Teton County Cliff Creek Fire Update, July 22, 2016 - 7/22/2016 12:00:00 AM
Expect fire here long term; County Commission ratifies closure of Granite Creek

Cliff Creek Fire Update for July 21, 2016 - 7/21/2016 12:00:00 AM
Bondurant evacuations lifted; Granite Creek evacuees allowed home briefly

Cliff Creek Fire Update for July 20, 2016 - 7/20/2016 12:00:00 AM
Granite Creek evacuation still in effect; Fire crews set up to protect structures in canyon

County to Provide Special Cliff Creek Fire Notifications - 7/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
Teton County Emergency Management has created a special notification system for Granite Creek area evacuees and others interested in getting Teton County-specific updates for the Cliff Creek Fire.

Cliff Creek Fire Evacuee Assistance Available in Teton County - 7/18/2016 12:00:00 AM
Evacuees of the Granite Creek/Granite Hot Springs fire evacuation area who need assistance may go to Colter Elementary School and register with the American Red Cross.

Evacuations ordered for Granite Creek - 7/18/2016 12:00:00 AM
Alert: Evacuation ORDER issued for Granite Creek including Jack Pine, Granite Hot Sprgs, Safari Club. EVACUATE IMMEDIATELY!

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Agency Services
Emergency Planning
Emergency Management develops and maintains the Teton County/Town of Jackson Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP), which consists of several governmental emergency and mitigation plans. We also assist local businesses with Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP) and work with regional partners to develop congruent emergency plans.

Training & Exercises
Our office facilitates a community exercise program for emergency responders, private partners, and others. We also deliver courses to the public including Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training, FEMA's "Are You Ready?" personal preparedness course, NWS's Weather Spotter course, NWS's Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, & Snow (CoCoRaHS) network training, and others.

Wireless Communications
Emergency Management maintains the County's wireless infrastructure for public safety. This includes all mountain top repeaters, base stations, mobile radios, and portable radios. We also work to integrate existing technologies such as amateur radio into the County's communication plan.

Grant Assistance & Administration
Our agency is responsible for several grants issued by the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security (WOHS). We also assist other public safety agencies with Homeland Security grant acquisitions and requirements.

Equipment Research & Acquisition
Emergency Management assists other public safety agencies with Homeland Security equipment acquisitions and requirements. We also research emerging technologies to help better prepare the public and to establish greater efficiency in the Emergency Operations Center (EOC).

Emergency Operations Center Management
Our agency manages and maintains the Teton County Emergency Operations Center (EOC). This is the facility where major policy level decisions, disaster declarations, situation monitoring, and recovery efforts are coordinated from during a disaster.

Emergency Alert System Coordinator
Teton County Emergency Management coordinates the various methods used to alert and immediately inform the public during an emergency situation. These methods are all part of our local area Emergency Alert System (EAS).

 

 

Announcements

FEMA Non-Regulatory Teton County Risk Map
Click here to see risk map data created for Teton County by FEMA.

The Teton County CERT EFFORT Newsletter is out!
Visit the CERT section of our website from the top menu bar to download it today.

Local Organizations!
Do you have a group that would be interested in hearing about preparing for and responding to disasters in Teton County? Emergency Management conducts informative presentations for local organizations.

 

Email us or call 733-9572 for more information or to set up an appointment.

 

 

Ask the County
Can I receive important information and Emergency Alert System (EAS) messages via text message (SMS) and/or email from Teton County?

Yes. Teton County Emergency Management uses the new secure Nixle system to disperse these messages by SMS and email. All that you need to do is sign up for a Nixle account and be sure to list at least one of your locations as ...

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