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Search & Rescue - Office of Emergency Management

La Plata County Search and Rescue with text saying La Plata County Search and Rescue
For more information regarding Search & Rescue, please visit the SAR website at www.laplatasar.org .

Our Mission:
To monitor the potential for natural and man made disasters which could affect all or part of La Plata County. Provide educational material and information to the general public and citizens of La Plata County regarding those potential hazards and disasters and develop plans in accordance with state laws. Assist the Board of County Commissioner and Sheriff in the coordination of emergency response during disasters and large emergencies.

Have you registered your cell or internet phone with CodeRed?

La Plata County’s emergency notification system is called Code Red.  If you live in La Plata County, you may now register up to five cell or Internet phone numbers with your physical street address, ensuring that you get emergency notifications even when you’re not at home or don’t have a land line.  Register for CodeRed to receive notifications.

La Plata County wants you to be prepared in case of emergency and offers a simple, free way for you to stay informed when events unfold that could affect your safety or property.  Floods, wildfire, evacuation notices, weather events, and biohazards can unfold quickly and unpredictably.  By signing up for the CodeRed emergency notification service, you will receive voice or text updates on your cell phone or voice-over-Internet phone alerting you when situations occur in your community.