The Town has several policies and procedures in place in case of emergencies, as well as links to all emergency/9-1-1 services.
Lake 88.1 FM has been established as the radio station for emergency information throughout Lanark county. In the event of an emergency, tune to 88.1 FM for official updates and emergency announcements. Vehicle radios are generally clearer than radios in a building if youa re a distance away from the ardio station transmitter.
For general inquiries, you can contact Lanark County Paramedic Services at (613) 257-7572 or email email@example.com.
Please note that this email account is not monitored on a continuous basis. In case of emergency, please call 9-1-1.
To learn more about fire safety/prevention, check out our Fire page for some great resources
|Ontario Provincial Police
Administrative calls: (613) 267-2626
Address: 75 Dufferin Street, Perth, Ontario K7H 3A5
|What is an emergency?|
|A declared emergency situation or impending situation constitutes a danger of major proportions that could result in serious harm to persons or substantial damage to property that is:
|What are the Town of Perth responsibilities?|
|Planning for an emergency|
|The Town of Perth maintains a group of emergency management personnel including first responders, planners, administrators and support staff to identify and respond to various emergencies within the community.
The cooperation and participation of the citizens and volunteers collectively contributes to the excellent quality of life that we enjoy and our ability to effectively respond to the needs of the people who live, work, play, and learn within our boundaries. Question or concerns about emergency planning should be directed to the Community Emergency Management Coordinator, Trevor Choffe at 613-267-5574.
|The Town of Perth has developed an Emergency Response Plan governing the provision of necessary services during an emergency and the procedures in which employees of the municipality and other persons will respond to the emergency.
As part of its emergency management program, the Town has identified and assessed the various hazards and risks to public safety in the community that could affect a potential emergency and identified the other elements and facilities of the infrastructure that are at risk of being affected by emergencies.
For more information on emergency preparedness, the following self-help advice brochures on the most common hazards of Canada are available at: www.emergencymanagementontario.ca
|Preparing for a pandemic|