Winneshiek County Emergency Management

Emergency Management integrates with other agencies, local, state, and federal, to handle emergencies. This consists of seven separate functions: preparedness, response, mitigation, recovery, detection, protection, and prevention.

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Winneshiek County Emergency Management

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PLEASE BE CAREFUL DOING ROADSIDE CLEANING

With spring cleaning in full force, we want to caution anyone who may be involved in any type of roadside cleaning project. If you should come across a capped soda or sports drink bottle that has an unusual looking substance inside, please be extremely cautious. Pop bottles with straws in the caps are also a sign. As seen in this picture, individuals will manufacture Methamphetamine in what is referred to as "shake and bake" method. Once they obtain their Meth product, they will often discard the bottles in roadside ditches. If these bottles were to be opened and oxygen is introduced to the volatile chemicals inside, the bottle could blow up and cause serious injury or even death. If you come across such an item, please do not touch it and contact law enforcement immediately. Please share, it could save someone's life.

<a href="https://facebook.com/731020397029383" target="_blank">Winneshiek County Emergency Management</a> shared <a href="https://facebook.com/867722853285558" target="_blank">Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office</a>'s photo.

Winneshiek County Emergency Management shared Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office's photo.

It’s prom season in Winneshiek County. The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office once again reminds students to make safe choices during their special night. The Sheriff’s Office will be stopping by the prom events and doing extra patrols in those areas.

Please call us at any time if you feel unsafe or uncomfortable. We are here to help and will be close by. If an emergency (even if you are not sure if it is an emergency), call 911. You can also call us with questions 24/7 at 563-382-4268. Please add this number to your contacts so you can always easily reach us.

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Winneshiek County Emergency Management shared Bremer County Emergency Management's post.