Jackson County EMA & Office of Homeland Security

Jackson County Emergency Management Agency located in Jackson, Ohio


Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery

The Mission of the Jackson County Emergency Management Agency is to provide a comprehensive emergency management program that coordinates personnel and resources in order to protect lives, property and the environment in Jackson County, Ohio.  An all hazards approach of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery is used to avert or minimize the effects of an emergency or disaster.

The Jackson County Emergency Management Agency is an active member of the Jackson County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC).  The members of the LEPC represent regulated facilities, Red Cross, EMS, amateur radio, fire departments, law enforcement, elected officials, schools, health department, environmental protection, and hospitals.    

We work closely with the LEPC, law enforcement, fire departments, the Wellston FD HAZMAT Team, the American Red Cross, the Wellston FD Water Rescue Team, Jackson County Emergency Medical Service, the Jackson County Health Department, elected officials and others to accomplish our mission.