Emergency Management

Our Emergency Management Agency is responsible for the judicious planning, assignment and coordination of all available resources for an integrated program of prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery for emergencies of any kind that may occur within Luzerne County.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

As you may know the coronavirus (COVID-19) has affected thousands of lives across the world.  The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued fact sheets and links with valuable information regarding this virus and the preventive measures you and your family or business can take, as well as information should you become ill from the virus.

Please click on the links below for the fact sheets we have attached to this site!.

What you need to know about the coronavirus (COVID-19)

What to do if you are sick with the coronavirus (COVID-19)

For additional information please click on the following CDC links:

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Handwashing/Social Media Library

Health Promotion Materials

What's new at LCEMA!!

All classes are temporarily postponed until further notice!

For more training details, course announcements, and an updated calendar (as of March 4th, 2020), please click on our training page and its links or contact our office.
Our calendar is updated during the first week of every month.

Here is the latest Information from the National Weather Service concerning our area:



County residents can easily receive emergency alerts via text and email from Luzerne County’s Swift911 system! Please click on the link below and download the Swift911 public app or just text Swift911 to 99538 on any smartphone!

Add or Remove yourself from the Swift 911 emergency notification system.