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To better serve residents and keep them informed about significant events and emergency situations, Mercer Island is joining ALERT King County. This enhanced service will notify subscribers about potential emergencies via their choice of text, email, and telephone. We highly encourage you to sign up.
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The City of Mercer Island partners with the community to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.
- Catastrophes happen. Check these links to see if you are prepared
- Know your Hazards (fact sheets and FAQ on possible events)
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During emergencies or disasters, you can stay informed by:
Interested in receiving training and serving as a volunteer? Click here to learn more.
Want to Help?
Contact Emergency Manager Jennifer Franklin at 206-275-7905 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of Mercer Island Emergency Preparedness is to have Mercer Island be self sufficient for 7 days.
City Launches New Emergency Alert System for Residents
Oct 26, 2016 - Two years ago, the City experienced problems with its drinking water supply and had to issue a Boil-Water notice for several days.
During the incident, it became clear that the existing "Reverse-911" automatic phone dialer system was not capable of handling Island-wide emergencies.... Read more...
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Emergency Volunteer Lead Quarterly Meeting
Thursday, January 26, 2017This meeting is held quarterly on the fourth Thursday of the month from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the City Hall Council Chambers at 9611 SE 36th Street.
Meetings consist of team leads from the following committees, but all interested emergency volunteers are welcome to attend:
Disaster ... Read more...
Long Term Care Facility Meeting
Tuesday, February 07, 2017If you are an Adult Family Home or Long Term Care Facility on Mercer Island please join us for our bi-annual meetings to discuss how to respond and recover from a disaster. Read more...
Mercer Island Radio Operator (MIRO) Meeting
Thursday, February 16, 2017The Mercer Island Radio Operators (MIRO) are hosting their monthly meeting at the Fire Station 92 (3030 78th Ave SE) on the North End of the Island.
The January 18 meeting starts at 6:30 PM and will be held at the Seattle EOC 105 5th Ave. S, Seattle and requires RSVP and ... Read more...
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