Personal Preparedness

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Preparedness is the foundation for building resilient communities. While Pierce County Emergency Management focuses on preparing our whole community for disasters, you also have a role to play in emergency preparedness. By planning ahead, you can increase your ability to survive and thrive in the face of disaster, everything from an earthquake to a major winter storm.
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  1. Rosedale St. NW (Back Open)

    Rosedale St. NW is back open. Read On...
  2. Road Closures - April 4, 2022

    Pierce County road crews have been responding to downed trees and debris due to breezy conditions on Monday, April 4, 2022. Read On...
  3. Key Peninsula Highway repairs (March 7 update)

    Key Peninsula Highway NW between Hoff Road NW and Cornwall Road NW is back open. The culvert replacement work is complete. Read On...
  4. Orville Road E Reopens (April 1 update)

    Orville Road East between Kapowsin Highway and State Route 161 is now open. Read On...
  5. South Prairie Carbon River Road closure (Back open)

    South Prairie Carbon River Road is closed at 223rd Ave. E due to water over the roadway as of 11:35 a.m. March 1. This road is back open as of 2:33 p.m. March 2. Read On...
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Pierce County Employee Emergency Preparedness

Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier encourages all County employees to be prepared at work and at home.  This includes having 14 days of supplies on hand and a communications plan with their family, to help get Pierce County back to normal after an emergency.