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Perry County Emergency Management and Homeland Security

Perry County Emergency Management and Homeland Security

The primary goals of Emergency Management are to save lives and protect property by developing and putting into practice appropriate operational capabilities.


Perry County Emergency Management Agency

Office of Homeland Security

Loss Control


Rita Spicer, Director

121 West Brown Street, Suite E
New Lexington, OH 43764

(740) 342-1141 - Phone
(740) 342-1685 - Fax

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday


Emergency Alert Program

Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Emergency Alert Program. This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods.


You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more. You pick where, you pick how.


Click on the box below to enroll.


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Links to State and Local Agencies

EMAO - Emergency Management Association of Ohio

OEMA- Ohio Emergency Management Agency

ARSC - Appalachian Regional Safety Council