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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.
NEW! Watch coverage of the City's Emergency Preparedness program and volunteers on KING-5 Tv News:
City Manager interview; Lead Volunteer David Uhler interview; Volunteer Sue Robboy interview
- Catastrophes happen. Check these links to see if you are prepared
- Know your Hazards (fact sheets and FAQ on possible events)
- Other languages (click on the flags below):
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 email@example.com.
The mission of Mercer Island Emergency Preparedness is to have Mercer Island be self sufficient for 7 days.
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Classes
Wednesday, October 17, 2018Mercer Island's Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Course for 2018 begins on Wednesday September 5. This CERT Course will be held weekly on Wednesday Evenings from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM in the City Hall Emergency Operations Center (9611 SE 36th Street).
2018 Dates and Classes:
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Great Shakeout Earthquake Drill
Thursday, October 18, 2018Mercer Island Participating in Washington State’s Largest Earthquake Drill on October 18, 2018 at 10:18 AM
At 10:18 a.m. on October 18, 2018 thousands of Washingtonians will “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” in The Great Washington ShakeOut, our largest earthquake drill ever. Major earthquak... Read more...
Mercer Island Radio Operator (MIRO) Meeting
Thursday, October 18, 2018Please join the Mercer Island Radio Operators (MIRO) for their monthly meeting at the Main Fire Station (3030 78th Ave SE) the one exception is the Jan 18 meeting which will be held in the Mercer Island Emergency Operation Center located in the north west corner of city hall, (96... Read more...
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