Hyper-Reach FAQs

Good morning, everyone!As usual, when our county’s mass notification system, Hyper-Reach, rebroadcasts weather alerts from the US National Weather Service Springfield Missouri​ office, we are flooded with calls.Here are a few answers to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): We will continue to update this blog post as we receive more Frequently Asked Questions! SIDE NOTE:Continue reading “Hyper-Reach FAQs”

Helping Boy Scouts Earn Badges…Again!

We were so excited to once again help Boy Scouts earn their Emergency Preparedness merit badge! On November 29, 2022, we hosted JJ and Max (as well as their parents/guardians, Scoutmaster Joseph LaPlant, and Assistant Scoutmaster Jack Stockwell) from Troop 238 at the Camden County EMA’s office, which serves as the primary Emergency Operations CenterContinue reading “Helping Boy Scouts Earn Badges…Again!”

Helping Each Other Part Two – The Delivery

For the FIRST part of this feel-good story, visit the Warsaw Fire Protection District blog here! Greetings, all! Sam here! Continuing with the story of the efforts of one fire district helping another, let me tell you about the delivery of the items sent from the Warsaw Fire Protection District to help Northwest Fire ProtectionContinue reading “Helping Each Other Part Two – The Delivery”

EMA Moves Forward with Partnership Growth for ARES and CERT!

Greetings, all! Sam here! Building strong partnerships during “blue sky” times is the bedrock of a good emergency management program. This means we learn to work and train together with our partners BEFORE a large-scale emergency happens so they know our resources, capabilities, and responses and they count on us to be there for themContinue reading “EMA Moves Forward with Partnership Growth for ARES and CERT!”

An Update from the Director

Good afternoon, all! Sam here! As is par for the course, it has been a very busy time for the EMA! Since my last update, the following items have been started, worked on, or completed: -Adjusted Hyper-Reach to only broadcast 10 types of warnings for Camden County due to resident and visitor demand. Hyper-Reach noContinue reading “An Update from the Director”

Roads Washed Out in May 2022 (includes Wilbus Drive updates)

*Update 8/10/2022 for Wilbus Drive-Per Camden County Road & Bridge, we are now waiting for the water lines to be tested. If the water lines are sound, core drilling to determine the next steps must be completed. There is no current timeline. We continue to ask that only residential and emergency vehicle traffic use theContinue reading “Roads Washed Out in May 2022 (includes Wilbus Drive updates)”