Emergency services

With as many as 200,000 additional people expected to be in Southern Illinois during the solar eclipse weekend, emergency management agencies and local authorities throughout the area have been meeting to insure plans are in place to address any problems that may arise.   Union County Hospital in...
Union County emergency services agencies this week are releasing eclipse safety announcements. The announcements come as local officials prepare for an Aug. 21 total solar eclipse. The eclipse is expected to bring thousands of visitors to Southern Illinois, where the period of totality for the...
On Thursday, June 29, representatives of a number of emergency service organizations in Union County came together to devise a plan for the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse and providing their services to all of the visitors expected to appear for the event. Transport and housing of patients and...
Plans are moving forward on the establishment of a joint 911 communications system which will serve Union and Alexander counties. The move, however, is not being made without some concerns. The establishment of the joint system was addressed at a special meeting of the Union County Board of...

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