The following information is in reference to a SIMULATED incident taking place in Mesa County. This is only a drill. More information about this drill can be found at here.
As part of the Department of Homeland Security, FEMA works in close coordination with other Federal agencies, such as the Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NSSA) when an event occurs such as the events yesterday April 1, 2014 in Grand Junction, Colorado. This cooperative effort is the basis of federal activities connected to this response.
A FEMA Regional Incident Management Assistance Team is onsite in Grand Junction in support of the lead federal agency DOE. They continue to work closely with the State of Colorado and the local community to determine any needs that may require federal support.
Updated information will be posted at www.mesacountyjic.com throughout the duration of this incident. Please check this website often to get the latest information. You can also enter your email address on the website to receive email notifications anytime new information is posted.
People in Mesa County can also dial 211 from a landline phone or 970-244-8400 from a mobile phone for the latest information on this incident.
There may be times during critical incidents when first responders need to contact you directly during the emergency. To register your phone number, mobile device and/or email with the Mesa County Emergency Notification System so that you can receive notifications from the 911 dispatch center during critical incidents please visit www.gjcity.org/EmergencyNotifications.