Town of New Castle Emergency Management
Andy Barton – 970-984-2311
Garfield County Emergency Management
Chris Bornholdt – 970-945-0453
American Red Cross
970-242-4851 – Western Colorado Chapter
1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767)
Colorado Division of Emergency Management
National Weather Service
The National Weather Service (NWS) provides weather, hydrologic, and climate forecasts and warnings for the United States, its territories, adjacent waters and ocean areas, for the protection of life and property and the enhancement of the national economy.
Ready Colorado is designed to help every Coloradan become prepared to respond to and recover from a wide array of disasters... both natural and human-caused.
All Hazards Emergency Message
NWR broadcasts National Weather Service (NWS) warnings, watches, forecasts and other non-weather related hazard information 24 hours a day.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
One of the 13 major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which is the principal agency in the United States government for protecting the health and safety of all Americans and for providing essential human services, especially for those people who are least able to help themselves.
One of the primary mandates of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is to educate the public, on a continuing basis, about how to be prepared in case of a national emergency - including a possible terrorist attack.
Garfield County Public Health
970-625-5200 or 970-945-6614
Are You Ready? – FEMA
An in-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness is FEMA’s most comprehensive source on individual, family, and community preparedness. is offered by the American Red Cross and other community-based organizations to help you and your family prepare for natural and human-caused disasters. One of its key goals is to serve the vulnerable population: seniors, children, people with disabilities and animal and pet owners.
Department of Homeland Security
A treasure of online information, services and resources for the U.S. Government.
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