Monroe County, Indiana

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Emergency Management

                       Safe Trick-or-Treating OptionsPumpkinPumpkin

Local Fire Departments across the county would like the community to know that they can bring their children to their fire stations on Saturday, October 31st, Halloween, for a safe option for Trick-or-Treating.  Feel free to dress up in costume and visit any of the below stations from 6PM-8PM for some yummy treats and a few tricks!  Please keep in mind that candy amounts are limited  per trick-or-treater and will be available while supplies last.

Benton Township Fire Department-Station 14

7606 East State Rd. 45

Unionville, IN 47468

Northern Monroe Fire Protection District-Station 25

5081 North Old State Rd. 37

Bloomington, IN 47408


Monroe Fire Protection District- Station 21

9094 South Strain Ridge Rd.

Bloomington, IN 47401


Monroe Fire Protection District-Station 22

3953 South Kennedy Dr.

Bloomington, IN 47401


Monroe Fire Protection District-Station 23

8090 South Rockport Rd.

Bloomington, IN 47402


Van Buren Township Fire Department- Station 29

2130 South Kirby Rd.

Bloomington, IN 47403


Van Buren Township Fire Department-Station 39

9019 Hinds Rd.

Bloomington, IN 47403

You can also find guidance for safe Halloween activities on the CDC Website by clicking here.


Upcoming Blood Drives

Monroe County Government in partnership with the Monroe Convention Center and the Red Cross have teamed up to address the blood shortage in our area.  If you would like to help the cause and donate blood, please click on one of the below dates for details on registration and the blood drive dates.  We are all in this together.  

October 22, 2020

November 9, 2020

December 21, 2020

If you are looking for evening availability, please see the below flyer for the October 28th Blood Drive.

October 28 Blood Drive


In Need of a Face Covering?

Due to the Monroe County Public Health Order issued on July 17, 2020, Monroe County Government is providing face coverings to the community, on an as needed basis. You can find a list of pick-up locations by clicking here.  As a majority of these offices are currently operating under an appointment-only basis, we ask that you please call the organization, closest to your location, during the business hours of 9 AM-3 PM, Monday through Friday and set up a date and time for pickup of the face covering(s). You can also pick-up a face covering at the North Door of the Courthouse from 9 AM-4 PM Tuesdays-Thursdays without making an appointment.  We thank the community and the participating organizations for their cooperation in these unprecedented times.

–Monroe County Emergency Management

Cleaning face coverings guidelines


Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Monroe County has been working diligently with partners to have the most up-to-date information on this Public Health Issue.  Stay up-to-date with us, by utilizing the below resources:

Monroe County Public Health Department   

Indiana State Department of Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Prevention is key with this virus as there is currently no vaccine.  Guidance on preventative actions as well as educational material can be found in all of the above links.  Again, we are working closely with partners to  stay as informed as we can to serve our community as best we can. 



About the Monroe County Emergency Management Office

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 for to prevent, minimize and repair injury and damage resulting from disasters.

The formation and regulation of county level emergency management follow Indiana Code Title 10, Article 14,

Our 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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Contact Us

Allison Moore,
Highway Garage
5900 W Foster Curry Dr
Bloomington, IN 47403
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  • Phone: (812) 349-2546
  • Fax: (812) 349-2052
  • Staff Directory
  • M - F 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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