Office of Emergency Management
A message from Commissioner:
Richard CorbettThe 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 OEMremains 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 prepared themselves, each resident has assistedOEM in helping to develop a more resilient County. We encourage residents to assemble emergency go-kits, having a plan in place forthemselves and their families, and being aware of others with special needs such as seniors or those with disabilities, in order to betterprepare.Utilizing our new state of the art facility and Emergency 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 StatementThe mission of Nassau County Office of Emergency Management is to maintain a high level of preparedness, to protect the citizens ofNassau County; to mitigate loss of life and vital assets prior to, during,and immediate aftermath of a disaster; and to facilitate the speedyrecovery of Nassau 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 emergency response plans.
OEM’s responsibilities are to identify vulnerabilities, effectively mitigate disasters, public education, respond to all-hazard emergency situations,
protect Nassau County’s first responders, ensure continuity of government and business, and to facilitate an effective recovery. OEM will coordinate
with local, state, and federal agencies, as well as private entities 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