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Office of Emergency Management

King County Office of Emergency Management
3511 NE 2nd Street
Renton, WA 98056
Main Phone: 206-296-3830
Toll Free: 800-523-5044
Fax: 206-205-4056

Enhanced 911 Program
Seattle, WA
E-911 program office


During emergencies, or other significant events, we post up-to-date safety directives
and resource information on our Emergency News page. 

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:

Dec. 10
Get ready to be blown away
With wind gusts that could reach 75 mph, here are ways to prepare for Thursday's wind storm.  Learn more...
Oct. 2
Emergency Communication Hubs wins Executive's Award for Community Preparedness
Seattle's volunteer-based Emergency Communication Hubs empowers neighbor-to-neighbor connections after a disaster, and the Executive praised their emergency information system for readiness and response.  Learn more...
Sept. 30
Want to receive emergency alerts? Register now for improved RPIN
King County's upgraded public information and notification system helps keep residents informed  Learn more...