Jackson County EMA & Office of Homeland Security


The Jackson County EMA will be conducting Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training in the fall of 2023 at the Jackson County EOC, 200 E. Main St., Jackson, OH 45640. Please contact the Jackson County EMA if you wish to attend a CERT class. We need a minimum of 10 students in order to conduct a CERT class.
This training is FREE and open to citizens from Jackson County and surrounding counties in Southeast Ohio.
Please e-mail the Jackson County EMA at jacksoncoema@Hotmail.com or call (740) 286-5630 if you are interested in this course. We will need your name, e-mail address and a contact phone number for pre-registration.



The Jackson County Firefighters Association meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM at the Jackson Fire Department.  




  • FEMA NIMS / IS Course Link -      http://training.fema.gov/IS/NIMS.asp                   This is the link to the FEMA Training website to take the IS 100a, 200a, 700a & 800b courses and the IS 701a course (IS 701a is now required for those persons working in an EOC).