Office of Emergency Services
The Lake County Office of Emergency Services (OES) is the lead agency for local emergency management efforts for the County of Lake and the Lake County Op Area. Lake OES is responsible for coordinating mitigation, planning, preparedness and response efforts for disasters or large scale incidents occurring in the unincorporated areas of Lake County. Our mission is to protect the persons, property and environment of Lake County in the event of an emergency.
Day to Day Functions
During non disaster times Lake OES supports and coordinates disaster planning including developing and maintaining Lake County’s emergency plans, provides the community with preparedness information, initiates mitigation processes, and participates in and provides training opportunities.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office use the Everbridge platform including Nixle as Lake County’s Mass Notification and Emergency Alert System. We have named our local system LakeCoAlerts This system allows the Sheriff's Office to send emergency alerts via phone call to your landline or cell phone, text and/or SMS messages, Nixle, email, App. and on our social media pages all at the same time to for faster notifications when minutes count. This system is an Opt in system so please sign up today to receive emergency alerts from LakeCoAlerts.
Updated Social Media Information
You don't need a Facebook profile to browse our facebook page:
Click the link here OES Facebook Page to view our facebook page and scroll through our posts.