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  1. Roanoke County Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

    County Administrator Dan O’Donnell shares that a Roanoke County employee has tested positive for COVID-19.... Read on...
  2. County Officials Host Press Conference to Update Community

    County leaders hosted a press conference at 1:00 pm on April 2 to update the community on the latest local developments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  3. Board of Equalization Hearing for April 30 Canceled

    The April 30, 2020 Board of Equalization hearing has been canceled. Applicants for this hearing date will be automatically rescheduled for the next hearing date scheduled for July 30, 2020. Read on...
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Coronavirus Resources and Info


Getting Prepared / Making Plans

VDEM Preparedness Checklist

Warnings & Alerts

Know Your Flood Plain

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View the Roanoke County Floodplain App to see a rendering of Roanoke County’s floodways. You can search by Roanoke County street address or owner name. Select the layers to see floodways, 100 year floodplain, and the 500 year floodplain.


Cleaning Up After A Disaster

Crisis Cleanup has established a toll-free 800 number for citizens needing assistance with cleaning up after the storm. Hurricane Florence Home Cleanup Hotline: 800-451-1954 to request help from voluntary agencies. Learn more at the Crisis Cleanup website.

What You Can Do to Prevent Flooding Damage

  • Clear out your roof gutters.
  • Remove leaves and debris from storm drain inlets or ditch lines near your property.
  • Elevate all valuable items off of the ground, particularly in basements.
  • Park your vehicle on higher ground
  • If you have to evacuate, unplug all appliances and electronics and turn off electricity at the main electrical box before leaving.

Alternate Language Emergency Preparedness Documents

Download Emergency Preparedness Booklets provided by the Office of Refugee Resettlement translated in English, Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Chinese, Farsi, French, Nepali, Somali, Tibetan, Tigrinya, Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Sgaw Karen, and Karenni.