UPSHUR COUNTY DHSEM has replaced nixle with a new EMERGENCY ALERTING SYSTEM.
This system will be used to disburse all Courthouse closure notifications and other important messages.
Messages can be issued via landline or wireless phone, text messaging, email, TDD/TTY and social media when an urgent county alert needs to be communicated. You choose which Emergency Alerts & Notifications you would like to receive.
Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Mangement Mission Statement
The Office of Emergency Management is committed to an “All Hazards” approach to planning, protection, response, mitigation and recovery coordination of any incidents which may impact the safety or general welfare of the citizens of Upshur County.
Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Mangement Objectives
Coordinate emergency management activities for Upshur County
Strengthen the county’s ability to effectively and efficiently mitigate against, prepare for, respond to and recover from all types of natural and man-made emergencies/disasters
Maintain and update the county’s Emergency Operations Plan (EOP)
Maintain and operate the county’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC)