by Terri Wiebold
The Douglas County Office of Emergency Management is the main hub for the coordination of disaster management and training, homeland security, emergency preparedness and education, multi-agency cooperation, and emergency medical and trauma system coordination within Douglas County.
It publishes an annual Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Guide, and the guides for 2007 are now available. The guide is designed to provide residents with valuable information on coping with a variety of potential emergencies until help arrives.
Residents interested in obtaining a copy of the guide are encouraged to contact: Emergency Management, 4000 Justice Way, Castle Rock, CO 80109; phone them at 303-660-7589; e-mail them at Contact by email; or check the website at www.dcsheriff.net/emergencymanagement/.