Author Archives: Athens County Emergency Management Agency
With many of the scheduled Blood Drives canceled in the past weeks, the local supply of blood is low. Your donation is needed and life saving. Thank you!
Timing and Overview: A risk of severe weather will exist area-wide Saturday night. First round of storms crosses through overnight and tapers off Saturday morning. After a break during the day Saturday, another round of storms arrive Saturday night ahead … Continue reading
As COVID-19 spreads across the region, medical facilities and EMS have experienced an excessive use rate of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The increased usage rate along with a massive back order on replenishment, will soon put our medical staff and … Continue reading
Know How it Spreads There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person. Between people … Continue reading
The Palos Covered Bridge Repair project is complete and Red Rock Road has been reopened.
Baker Road (CR10) will close Monday, 2/3/2020 for approximately 4 weeks. It will be closed between Brown Road and Fox Lake Road for a landslide repair project.
Swett Hollow (CR 94) will be closed tomorrow, 1/31/20, from 9am-3pm for a culvert replacement. The closure will be between the addresses of 13850 and 13854.
The Pillowcase Project – a Disaster Preparedness Program for 2nd-6th Graders When disasters strike, they often happen without warning. Whether it’s fire, flood, tornado or other emergency, children are most vulnerable if they don’t know how to react quickly and … Continue reading
CR18 Potter Road; Closed from SR550 to Emma Wyatt Road CR34 Dutch Creek Road; Closed from SR690 to Ames TWP Pete Smith Road SR56 – As of 1:56PM; SR56 between Vinton County and Athens Corp is closed due to high water. … Continue reading
The forecast is looking wet into the weekend due to an approaching warm front. Rain will move into Ohio late tonight and persist through Saturday night – heaviest on Saturday. The worst is projected for Northwest Ohio with significant river … Continue reading