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Monday, September 16, 2019 - 8:00am
September is National Preparedness Month! This week we are talking about wildfires, and how you can not only prepared, but also reduce your risk. The warm, dry climate in Colorado Springs means there is potential for wildfires year-round.
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Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 3:19pm
An intersection prone to dangerous flash flooding is safer now thanks to new safety gates. The intersection at Siferd and Date has been a concern for a long time.
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Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 2:39pm
During an emergency, you might hear terms like pre-evacuation, voluntary evacuation, and mandatory evacuation. It's important for you to understand what these terms mean so you can take the appropriate action to keep you, your loved ones, and your pets safe. Also, make sure you've signed up for... Read more
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Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 2:13pm
During an emergency, it’s important to have multiple ways to stay informed about what’s going on. One important way to stay informed is with emergency alerts through El Paso Teller 911. If you haven't already signed up, make sure you do today!
Don't Wait. Communicate. Fill out a family emergency communications plan.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 2:09pm
This week's theme for National Preparedness Month is "Make a Plan to Prepare for Disasters." If a natural or manmade disaster happens near you, does everyone in your home know what to do, where to go, and who to call? Chances are, you won't all be together when disaster strikes so it's important to... Read more
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Friday, August 30, 2019 - 2:02pm
September is National Preparedness Month. Disasters like wildfires, flash flooding, and severe weather don't plan ahead, but you can. We'll be talking all month about different ways you can prepare your family, home, business, and community. This week we are talking about preparing financially for... Read more
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Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 3:38pm
September is National Preparedness Month. Disasters like wildfires, flash flooding, and severe weather don't plan ahead, but you can.  We'll be talking all month about different ways you can prepare your family, home, business, and community. 
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Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 12:18pm
Anywhere it rains, it can flood. Flash flooding is one of the disasters that can happen in Colorado Springs. It’s important to be prepared so that everyone in your family knows what to do and where to go.
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 10:00am
Area residents may receive simulated emergency phone notifications, see emergency vehicles
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 6:59pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency ManagementThe City and County are consolidating their Offices of Emergency Management in an effort to optimize staff resources, establish a single point of contact during major incidences and enhance communication both during and... Read more
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 5:40pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency ManagementThe City and County are consolidating their Offices of Emergency Management in an effort to optimize staff resources, establish a single point of contact during major incidences and enhance communication both during and... Read more
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 4:44am
The City of Colorado Springs will operate on a normal schedule today. We recognize that road conditions may vary citywide and encourage all employees to use their own judgment in determining when to report. Any employees that have safety concerns or questions are advised to communicate with their... Read more

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