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Ten Cooling Centers open August 14 – 16

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for Bremerton and vicinity for Monday, August 14 through Tuesday, August 15. This period of hot weather will make heat related illness possible--especially in those people for whom it is difficult to escape the heat. Hot temperatures are now forecast to continue through Wednesday.   On Monday, August 14, Tuesday, August 15 and Wednesday August 16 there will be ten Cooling [...]

Drop. Cover. Hold on.

Practice what to do in the event of a major earthquake !

Be Cyber Aware

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Be Cyber Aware: Keep Tabs on Your Apps

October 11, 2021|0 Comments

Keep tabs on your apps. Most connected appliances, toys and devices are supported by a mobile application. Your mobile device could be filled with suspicious apps running in the background or using default permissions you never realized you approved—gathering your personal information without your knowledge while also putting your identity and privacy at risk. Check your app permissions and use the “rule of least privilege” to delete what you don’t need or no longer use. [...]

Stay Informed!

The Kitsap County Alert is an emergency notification system that helps you stay informed about the local hazards and threats that may impact you and your family. To register or update your information, click here. Sign-ups are free!

Holiday Closures

KCDEM has no scheduled closures in October.

Recent News

EMC Meeting July 11, 2023

July 6, 2023|

The next Emergency Management Council (EMC) meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 11, 2023 at 12:30pm in person at the Norm Dicks Government Center, 345 6th St, Bremerton, WA 98337 EMC Meeting Notice 07.05.2023 [...]

Kitsap County LEPC Meeting July 12

July 6, 2023|

The Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management will be hosting the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) Meeting July 12, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at CKFR Station 56 which is located at [...]

Prepare now for smoke this summer

June 16, 2023|

Dry weather in the Pacific Northwest could set the stage for a long and intense summer wildfire season, according to the Washington State Department of Health. More wildfires create the potential for more smoke to drift [...]

This FREE one-day course will provide facility managers and building professions with information on resources for post-earthquake evaluation and screening for potential seismic hazards BEFORE [...]

ICS-402 NIMS Overview for Senior Officials

December 14 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

This course provides executives and senior officials (including elected officials, city/county managers, agency administrators, etc.) an orientation to the Incident Command System (ICS). This training [...]