Get Prepared

Every Day Preparedness

Warning System Testing

The first Tuesday of every month, McDonough County tests the tornado sirens dispersed throughout the County.  This usually occurs around 10:00 AM.

Regular Planning and Documentation

ESDA routinely updates County preparedness documents to reflect best disaster response practices.  They can be found under Documents and Plans

Build a “Bug Out” Bag
Emergency Contacts Planning

Natural Disasters

Man-Made Disasters

Active Shooter Preparedness
Bomb Threat
Hazardous Materials
Cybersecurity