Office of Emergency Management

Current Newsletter

The Boone County Office of Emergency Management releases a newsletter each month to provide the community, stakeholders and partners with relevant and seasonal emergency preparedness information, including current campaigns, activities and training opportunities.

If you are interested in receiving the newsletter, email our office at to subscribe.

Past Newsletters and Press Releases

Boone County - are YOU ready?

Boone County Ready, is our community preparedness campaign!  The mission of Boone County Ready is to enhance community preparedness, foster collaboration and build resilience by engaging our citizens in actively preparing for emergencies and disasters. The website hosts a suite of tools needed to prepare for all hazards. Check it out here, bookmark it, share it on socials and spread the word! It is a great resource for all who live, work and play in Boone County, Missouri.

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Community Engagement Opportunities

Community engagement and education is critical to building a stronger, more resilient Boone County.

  • September 20th: Family Fun Fest, Albert Oakland Park, 6pm - 8pm
  • September 23rd: Pride Fest, Rose Music Hall, 12pm - 6pm
  • September 24th: Pride Fest, Rose Music Hall, 1pm - 6pm
  • September 27th: Monthly Disaster Recovery Stakeholder Group Meeting, 8:30am - 10:30am
  • October 4th: Nationwide Emergency Alert System (EAS) Test, approximately 1:20pm
  • October 4th: Outdoor Warning Siren Test, 12pm
  • October 9th: Holiday, Office Closed
  • October 11th: Youth Preparedness Program, Chance Elementary and Centralia Middle Schools
  • October 12th: Monthly CERT Meeting, 6:30pm - 8pm
  • October 18th: Quarterly LEPC Meeting, 1pm - 2:30pm
  • October 25th: Monthly Disaster Recovery Stakeholder Group Meeting, 8:30am - 10:30am
  • November 1st: Outdoor Warning Siren Test, 12pm
  • November 10th: Holiday, Office Closed
  • November 18th: CERT Practical
  • November 23rd - 24th: Holiday, Office Closed
  • December 6th: Outdoor Warning Siren Test, 12pm
  • December 14th: Monthly CERT Meeting, 1pm - 2:30pm
  • December 25th: Holiday, Office Closed

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