A message from the Commissioner:The Nassau County Office of Emergency Management(OEM), through a revision of the Nassau County Charter in 2002 was dulyestablished to coordinate the County’s efforts during natural, technological,and civil hazards that may affect our County. OEM is responsible for the mitigation, planning/preparedness, response,and recovery efforts associated with such events. Through many planning and preparednessinitiatives, such as the Nassau Schools Emergency Planning Consortium, thestaff at OEM remains vigilant in preparing local and our County’s governmentalong with the residents should an emergency occur.
Each resident has an important role in the County’spreparedness efforts. By being preparedthemselves, each resident has assisted OEM in helping to develop a moreresilient County. We encourage residentsto assemble emergency go-kits, having a plan in place for themselves and theirfamilies, and being aware of others with special needs such as seniors or thosewith disabilities, in order to better prepare.
Utilizing our new state of the art facility andEmergency Operations Center (EOC) located in Bethpage, Nassau County OEM isready to serve the residents of this great County in its time of need.
Office of Emergency Management Mission Statement
The mission of Nassau County Office of EmergencyManagement is to maintain a high level of preparedness, to protect the citizensof Nassau County; to mitigate loss of life and vital assets prior to, during,and immediate aftermath of a disaster; and to facilitate the speedy recovery ofNassau County in the mid and long term intervals following a disaster.
Nassau County Office of Emergency Management Description
Nassau County’s Office of Emergency Management(OEM) has the statutory responsibility to coordinate all County emergencyresponse plans. OEM’s responsibilities are to identify vulnerabilities,effectively mitigate disasters, public education, respond to all-hazardemergency situations, protect Nassau County’s first responders, ensurecontinuity of government and business, and to facilitate an effective recovery.OEM will coordinate with local, state, and federal agencies, as well as privateentities to develop, maintain, and implement the Emergency Operations Plan(EOP).
Nassau County Office of Emergency Management
510 Grumman Road West
Bethpage, NY 11714
Office- (516) 573-0636
Fax- (516) 573-9658