Volunteers Answering Non-Emergency Calls Until 6 p.m.
El Paso County, 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 after an event. The new office, the Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management (PPR-OEM) will support operations during a disaster or emergency in El Paso County and Colorado Springs.Because disaster knows no jurisdictional boundaries, we can most efficiently prepare for an emergency and respond to one by coordinating our efforts on a regional basis. The establishment of the PPR-OEM will allow the county and the city to more effectively coordinate and assist first responders in an emergency as well as preparing the government and the community for a disaster. has opened an information call center on Thursday, March 14, to answer non-emergency questions following this historic blizzard.
The public can call 719-575-8888 until 6 p.m. today to release information about storm recovery efforts.
More information and updates will be posted on the following social media:
- Colorado Springs: Twitter
- Colorado Springs: Facebook
- El Paso County: Twitter
- El Paso County: Facebook
- Colorado Springs Utilities: Facebook and Twitter