Creating a resilient Todd County – to prepare, respond and recover.
Todd County Emergency Management is the managerial function charged within the county to create the framework within which communities reduce vulnerability to hazards and cope with disasters. Emergency Management seeks to promote safer, less vulnerable communities with the capacity to cope with hazards and disasters.
Emergency Management protects communities by coordinating and integrating all activities necessary to build, sustain, and improve the capability to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from threatened or actual natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or other man-made disasters.
Todd County Emergency Management is responsible for development of community-based plans and programs to maintain a state of readiness to meet natural, man-made, and technological disasters on a local or countywide basis. Todd County Emergency Management also coordinates and maintains inventories of disaster resources in the county, both public and private, as well as plans for the effective utilization of resources in the county with the assistance of designated county Emergency Management staff, appointed municipal directors, and volunteers.
CodeRED is the FREE community notification system available to Todd County residents that will send you alerts concerning time-sensitive and/or emergency information that may impact your area via phone calls, text messages and emails.
Todd County encourages you to actively participate in emergency preparedness by remaining informed. Safety is a two-way street, so be sure to register today to receive the information you need, when it matters, in events such as: missing persons, hazards, and notifications on other emergencies
Don’t wait! Start receiving notifications that could save your life. Sign up today!
Click on CodeRED to enroll, or download the CodeRED Mobile Alert app available in the App Store or Google
Outdoor Sirens Intended Use
Sirens are intended for people to hear while they are outside. If you are indoors you should monitoring your weather radio.
Sirens are activated at 1:00 PM on first Wednesday of the month for testing purposes.
If there is severe weather in the area on the first Wednesday of the month, the test will not be conducted for that month.
Weather Warning Activation
Sirens will be activated for the communities that are believed to be in the path of a spotted tornado or menacing rotation.
If you are outdoors and hear the siren please take cover and monitor your weather radio. Todd County does NOT send an all clear siren.
Community sirens are NOT activated for fires.
Communities with sirens
- Big Sauk Lake
- Eagle Bend
- Sylvan Shores OA
- Grey Eagle
- Long Prairie
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