EMA and CERT Had a BLAST at the 2021 Dogwood Festival!

Greetings, all! Sam here! We had such a GREAT time at the Dogwood Festival this year! Our CERTs helped with the first responder entrance while I took care of the Vendor/VIP/Handi-capable parking lot! That’s right. I learned not to say handicapped or disabled, but handi-capable instead! Love the positive connotation! We had PRIME seats forContinue reading “EMA and CERT Had a BLAST at the 2021 Dogwood Festival!”

What’s the Buzz – Part Two!

With Director Rod Sederwall off at Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program training, Buzzer and Sam are working hard around the office! We have some updates planned for our Weather page. We’re updating the counts on our masks and cleaning and sanitizing the office/conference room since we have opened back up for groups to holdContinue reading “What’s the Buzz – Part Two!”

Meeting with LOARC/ARES About Needs of the EOC

On March 16, Deputy Director Sam Henley met with members of the Lake of the Ozarks Amateur Radio Club and the Camden County Amateur Radio Emergency Service to provide details of what an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is and what it does in hopes of gaining more volunteers to assist, should the EMA need toContinue reading “Meeting with LOARC/ARES About Needs of the EOC”

Sam’s Adventures in Leadership Camden County Part 7

Deputy Director Sam Henley is a member of the 26th class of Leadership Camden County! Former Director Ron Gentry nominated Sam so she could begin building a network here in Camden County and begin learning about our county through the eyes of the organizations, agencies, and businesses who serve our area! LEADERSHIP CAMDEN COUNTY, CLASS XXVIContinue reading “Sam’s Adventures in Leadership Camden County Part 7”

Sam’s Adventures in Leadership Camden County Part 6

Deputy Director Sam Henley is a member of the 26th class of Leadership Camden County! Former Director Ron Gentry nominated Sam so she could begin building a network here in Camden County and begin learning about our county through the eyes of the organizations, agencies, and businesses who serve our area! *Because of the nature ofContinue reading “Sam’s Adventures in Leadership Camden County Part 6”

Sam’s Adventures in Leadership Camden County Part 5

Deputy Director Sam Henley is a member of the 26th class of Leadership Camden County! Former Director Ron Gentry nominated Sam so she could begin building a network here in Camden County and begin learning about our county through the eyes of the organizations, agencies, and businesses who serve our area! *NOTE: Due to meetings andContinue reading “Sam’s Adventures in Leadership Camden County Part 5”

Camden County’s First Mass Vax Event Review

Greetings all! Sam here! For the purpose of this review, we will stay focused on the EMA and CERT’s portion and interactions, as there were parts of the mass vaccination event in which we were not involved. The mass vax event was held one mile into Miller County at the School of the Osage (SOTO).Continue reading “Camden County’s First Mass Vax Event Review”

Preparing (again) for Camden County’s Mass Vax Event!

Greetings, all! Sam here! First, I want to send a HUGE thank you out to the volunteers with our Community Emergency Response Team. These dedicated individuals were at the EMA last night until 8:30 pm preparing the equipment and trailer for the Mass Vaccination Event with the Missouri National Guard coming up on Sunday, MarchContinue reading “Preparing (again) for Camden County’s Mass Vax Event!”

Learning the Ropes: Following Our New EMD Part 4

Hello, everyone! Sam here! Rod continues to learn the tremendous number of intricacies in our job in emergency management at a pace and under pressure most people could not handle. “Trial by fire,” he says, shrugging, after handling yet another phone call from an irate individual who did not understand what an EMA does. SinceContinue reading “Learning the Ropes: Following Our New EMD Part 4”

Camden County Offices Closed 2/17/21

As we watch the coming weather with the NWS, monitor the roads with MoDOT, and consult with the Camden County Commission, we have been advised the Camden County Courthouse as well as all Camden County government offices will be closed for tomorrow, February 17, 2021. If the offices will be closed for further dates thisContinue reading “Camden County Offices Closed 2/17/21”