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Mar 14, 2019

Denver Weathers the 2019 Blizzard

As significant snowfall ends and strong winds continue, the City and County of Denver continues working to keep residents safe. After being out all day, snow plow crews are still hard at work, clearing snow from roads and dropping de-icer as needed.

Aug 10, 2018

La FCC Otorga Exención a la Ciudad y Condado de Denver para Probar el Sistema Inalámbrico de Alerta para Emergencias

La Ciudad y Condado de Denver emitirá un mensaje de texto por medio del Sistema Inalámbrico de Alerta para Emergencias (WEA por sus siglas en inglés) el miércoles 5 de septiembre, entre las 11:00 a.m. y las 11:30 a.m. Durante una emergencia, este sistema le permite al gobierno y a funcionarios de la seguridad pública a enviar información crítica al teléfono celular de un individuo, o a otro tipo de dispositivo móvil.

Aug 10, 2018

FCC Grants Waiver to the City and County of Denver to Test the Wireless Emergency Alert System

On Wednesday, September 5th, between 11:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., the City and County of Denver will issue a test message through the Wireless Emergency Alert System (WEA). This system allows government and public safety officials to send critical information to an individual’s cell phone or other mobile device during an emergency.

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Graphic of various survival supplies

Make a Plan

Fail to plan? Plan to fail.

Failure is costly during emergencies. At its most basic level, being prepared means having a solid plan and access to the resources necessary to execute that plan. It’s also about peace of mind.  Because when communities, families, and individuals are prepared, the fear, anxiety and loss that accompany a disaster are greatly reduced.



Photo of Denver's snow plows in snow storm

Stay informed and know what’s going on in your area!

To best stay informed before, during and after a disaster, you are encouraged to monitor a number of information sources.

  • Sign up for emergency alerts.  You can do this by going to the county website in which you live.
  • Visit local emergency services websites.
  • Listen for warning sirens.
  • Watch the local news.









Main Contact Information

The Mayor's Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
101 W Colfax Ave.  7th Floor
Denver, Co 80202
Phone: 720-865-7600

Emergency Operations Center / Joint Information Center
1437 Bannock Street, Room 3
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 720-865-7600
Fax: 720-865-7691


Need City Assistance?

Denver 311 Help Center 
Call 3-1-1
Outside Denver Call 720-913-1311
Emergencies: 911 
TTY Service: 720-913-8479