Emergency Management Home Page


Useful emergency management links and resources:

  • Please "like" the Lake County Office of Emergency Management Facebook Page to receive up-to-the-moment emergency management news and alerts [For example: Winter storm warnings/ alerts, Fire bans/ restrictions, evacuation orders, and other rapidly changing public safety information]
  • Lake County Emergency Preparedness Guide
  • Receive critical emergency notifications by registering today for Lake County Emergency Alerts
  • Learn about the hazards in Lake County and the plan to mitigate those hazards in the Lake County Hazard Mitigation Plan adopted by resolution by the BoCC and the City Council of Leadville. We are currently in the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Planning process to update the existing plan. If you would like to participate or request further information, please contact Cailee at cailee.hamm@lakecountyem.org
  • Updated: Community Wildfire Protection Plan
  • FIRE RESTRICTIONS: There are no restrictions in Lake County. For detailed information please see the Lake County OEM blog
  • Lake County’s Emergency Services Council [ESC] functions as the Local Emergency Planning Committee [LEPC] as well. Meetings are bi-monthly and are held at Colorado Mountain College. Please email Cailee Hamm if you would like to be added to the meeting notification distribution list. Meeting are typically the fourth Wednesday of the meeting months which are January, March, May, July, September and November. Some dates are adjusted for holidays.
  • NEW CEOP Plan -This new Comprehensive Emergency Operations Plan has been adopted by resolution by the BOCC.  


Lake County Office of Emergency Management:
Cailee Hamm
505 Harrsion Ave
P.O. Box 917
Leadville, Colorado 80461
phone 719-293-1244
Phone: 719-486-3333 (Only when EOC is activated)
7x24 Phone: 719-486-1249



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