Homeland Security and Emergency Management
The Cook County Board of Commissioners approved the County’s Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) update this week.
This week’s storms along with severe weather forecasted in the coming days is a reminder to area residents of the kind of damage a weather event can cause.
Officials urge residents to be cautious of downed tree limbs and power lines
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle was joined today by officials from the Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM), Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways (DoTH), Forest Preserves of Coo
Municipalities around Cook County have opened warming centers for area residents to safely cope with the region’s first taste of winter weather:
The first snowfall of the season is on track to arrive this evening.
Public Urged to be Vigilant as Authorities Around U.S. Intercept Suspicious Packages
Heavy rains could lead to flooding. The Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management urges residents to keep the following road facts and tips in mind.
Even a short drive can turn into a dangerous one, especially during severe weather.