We are committed to partnering with local media to communicate important preparedness tips, advisories and emergency alerts to the public. Members of the press may direct inquiries to our Communications Specialist, Lynne Miller (206-205-4031).
Following is a selection of emergency management related news releases issued by this office, other county departments or partner agencies:
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King County's upgraded public information and notification system helps keep residents informed
King County prepares for weekend heat wave
The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat advisory with high humidity and temperatures in the 90s over the next several days.
King County assesses risk for 10 natural hazards
Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan assess risks from 10 natural disasters
9-1-1 service restored in King County
There is a widespread 9-1-1 outage affecting Washington and Oregon, including King County. If you have an emergency and are unable to get through to 9-1-1, call the following phone numbers in King County for your location
Executive Constantine unveils improved disaster response coordination plan
Regional Disaster Framework clears pathways for closer collaboration in response to emergencies