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To better serve residents and keep them informed about significant events and emergency situations, Mercer Island is joining ALERT King County. This enhanced service will notify subscribers about potential emergencies via their choice of text, email, and telephone. We highly encourage you to sign up.
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The City of Mercer Island partners with the community to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.
NEW! Watch coverage of the City's Emergency Preparedness program and volunteers on KING-5 Tv News:
City Manager interview; Lead Volunteer David Uhler interview; Volunteer Sue Robboy interview
- Catastrophes happen. Check these links to see if you are prepared
- Know your Hazards (fact sheets and FAQ on possible events)
- Other languages (click on the flags below):
During emergencies or disasters, you can stay informed by:
Interested in receiving training and serving as a volunteer? Click here to learn more.
Want to Help?
Contact Emergency Manager Jennifer Franklin at 206-275-7905 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of Mercer Island Emergency Preparedness is to have Mercer Island be self sufficient for 7 days.
Westbound I-90 Floating Bridge OPEN After Wind Closure
Feb 18, 2018 - (6:30pm) The Washington State Dept of Transportation (WSDOT) has announced that it
has reopened the Westbound I-90 floating bridge after it was temporarily closed this afternoon due to strong Northerly sustained winds and high waves.
Eastbound I-90 remained open during the event.&... Read more...
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Mercer Island Radio Operator (MIRO) Meeting
Thursday, March 15, 2018Please join the Mercer Island Radio Operators (MIRO) for their monthly meeting at the Main Fire Station (3030 78th Ave SE) the one exception is the Jan 18 meeting which will be held in the Mercer Island Emergency Operation Center located in the north west corner of city hall, (96... Read more...
Emergency Volunteer Lead Quarterly Meeting
Thursday, April 26, 2018This meeting is held quarterly on the fourth Thursday of the month from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the Mercer Island Emergency Operation Center located in the North West corner of City Hall, 9611 SE 36th Street.
Meetings consist of team leads from the following committees, but all intereste... Read more...
Long Term Care Facility Meeting
Tuesday, May 01, 2018If you are an Adult Family Home or Long Term Care Facility on Mercer Island please join us for our quarterly meetings to discuss how to respond and recover from a disaster.
The meeting locations will vary as each care facility will be hosting at different times.
Feb. 6 meeting will be hos... Read more...
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