Personal Preparedness

  1. Woodland Ave E and 89th Ave Ct E are back open

    Woodland Ave. E from 112th St. E to 120th St. E and 89th Ave Ct E off 112th St E are back open. Read On...
  2. South Prairie Carbon River Rd. E reopened

    South Prairie Carbon River Rd. E. has reopened as of 8:30 a.m. on Jan. 8, to traffic from 15500 to 223rd Av. E.. Read On...
  3. 264th St. E closure

    As of 10:30 p.m., 264th St E from Orting-Kapowsin Hwy to 118th Ave E is closed due to undermined roadway because of flooding. Read On...
  4. Jan. 7 Road Update

    Our crews have been busy responding to sites with water over the roadway, downed trees, and mudslides. Read On...
  5. Woodland Ave. E closure

    Woodland Ave. E from 112th St. E to 120th St. E is closed due to water over the roadway as of 2:35 p.m. Jan. 7. Read On...
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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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Read the WA State Disaster Preparedness Guide online, download or share with friends and family!  Close out of full screen by scrolling to top middle of page. 

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.