Emergency Management


Okaloosa Emergency Management Mission: To protect the health, safety and welfare of our community with pride and professionalism.

Emergency Management is dedicated to providing professional and fiscally responsible service to our community. We continuously strive to improve the preparedness and protection of Okaloosa county residents and visitors. We do this through public outreach, educational programs, coordination of multi-agency plans and responses and interaction with state agencies. 

In the event of an emergency and if the Emergency Operations Center Activates, up-to-date information can be found at myokaloosa.com/eoc/home, Okaloosa County Alert System (click HERE to sign up) and pushed out to traditional media and social media outlets.

The Okaloosa County Hurricane Guide

Information & Helpful Links to Prepare, Plan and Protect your Family in a Disaster:

 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

The CERT Course benefits anyone who takes it. Graduates are better prepared to respond to and cope with the aftermath of natural or manmade disasters.  CERT in Okaloosa County are neighborhood based.  CERT are not emergency responders, they are trained to assist their neighbors after a disaster should the need arise.

National Homeland Security Knowledgebase