Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security

Winter Safety Awareness

Are you prepared for winter?  FCEM&HS encourages residents to prepare now before severe winter weather strikes Franklin County..

Learn How To Prepare


Franklin County Hazards - Extreme Cold

Extremely cold temperatures can be dangerous and often life-threatening. When combined with brisk winds, dangerously cold wind chill values can result. Extensive exposure to these temperatures can result in frostbite or hypothermia in a matter of minutes. 

Learn More About the Dangers of Cold Weather and How To Stay Safe


FCReady Emergency Alerts

FCReady is a text only message alert system that provides emergency information to residents and visitors in Franklin County. A profile is not required and personal information is not collected.  

Stay Informed - Text FCReady to 888777 

 Text FCReady to 888777 for Countywide Emergency Management Alerts

Franklin County Emergency Management and Homeland Security (FCEM&HS)

FCEM&HS coordinates and prepares for all-hazards disaster planning, education, warning, response, and recovery efforts in order to prepare and protect the citizens of Franklin County before, during, and after natural and man-made disasters.