Emergency Services & Disaster Agency
Signup for Emergency Alerts! ESDA is the lead agency in the operation of Edgar County Alert, the primary means of warning the public of any safety issues. EC Alert is an electronic system that calls all telephone land lines and registered cell or Internet phones. You may also receive email notifications. Warnings are sent only to locations affected by emergency. Register your number online at EDGAR COUNTY ALERT.
If you need to leave your home, be ready to go as quickly as possible. Having a Go Bag in an accessible place ensures that you and your family are prepared for whatever situation arises.
This information is reproduced from the one found in the Ready.Illinois.gov brochure. WATER Store water in plastic containers such as soft drink bottles. Avoid using containers that will decompose or break, such as milk cartons or
Emergencies come in many sizes and shapes. Fires, tornadoes, flooding, civil unrest, car accidents and generally hazardous weather; heat, cold and storms. In central Illinois many of our small communities rely on neighbors and volunteer emergency personnel
From the Thursday, July 9, 2015 Prairie Press. ESDA has set up system to provide residents with a text, e-mail or voice message from NWS BY: GARY HENRY ~ firstname.lastname@example.org Getting advance warning of a tornado