Office of Emergency Management

Several Henrico County agencies are using Twitter to share useful information during emergencies. These Twitter postings appear below at :



We are all concerned about the potential impact a disaster may have on our lives. The terrorism attacks of September 11th, Hurricane Katrina, and local storms such as Isabel and Gaston demonstrate the importance of being prepared. How can we stay safe? The Office of Emergency Management has created this emergency preparedness page to help you quickly find information on preparing for an emergency.

  • Be Ready Henrico – A program designed to help people be prepare for emergencies and stay informed.  Using 4 basic steps, you will be ready when disaster strikes.
  • To Be Ready, you can participate in some programs that help citizens get ready:
  • Henrico CERT
  • Citizens Fire Academy

Our Community Disaster Preparedness Manual covers many kinds of disasters, including hurricanes, winter storms, and terrorism. The manual includes lists of things to do before and during an emergency, and lists of things you might want to have on hand.

Contact Us

Henrico County Government Department
HenricoVA23228USA

Main Receptionist
(804) 501-4900

firedept@henrico.us

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

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