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Receive emergency alerts and other important community news by signing up for Monroe County Alert. This systems enables us to provide you with critical information quickly, such as tornado warnings, road closures, missing persons and evacuations that are specific to Monroe County.

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Emergency Management means the preparation for and the coordination of all emergency functions other than functions for which military forces or other federal agencies are primarily responsible, to prevent, minimize and repair injury and damage resulting from disasters.

For the entire Indiana Code chapter on emergency management and the directives state legislature lays out for the formation and regulation of an emergency management agency at the county level, go to Select Title 10, Article 14.  

 Mission Statement

To establish and maintain a progressive emergency management program that promotes the mitigation of, preparation for, the response to, and the recovery from emergencies and disasters impacting the public, government, and business of the communities in Monroe County.


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Location: 5900 W Foster Curry Dr
Bloomington IN 47403 (Map)
Phone: 812-349-2546
Fax: 812-349-2052
Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday - Friday


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Allison Moore, Director

Shelle Hertz, Deputy Director

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The EMAC informs the operation of Emergency Management, as layed out in Indiana statute.

Name Affiliation
Ryan Cobine Monroe County Council
Amanda Barge Monroe County Commissioners
Dean Roller Civil Air Patrol

Jim Davis, Chairman

Town of Ellettsville
Vacant Stinesville Town Board
Chris Wheeler City of Bloomington

Ken Long, Vice Chair

Indiana University

Penny Caudill,  Secretary

Monroe County Health Deptartment
Don Adams Local Business Owner