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RoCo Ready
Emergency Management information for Roanoke County residents in the event of an emergency or disaster.

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Safety Information

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Safe Generator Usage

VDOT Plows

Key Safety Messages
  • Prepare an emergency kit and enough food, water and any prescription medications to last for at least 72 hours. 
  • To report a power outage, please contact Appalachian Power at 1-800-956-4237.
  • To report a water or sewage emergency, please contact the Western Virginia Water Authority at 540-853-5700.
  • Report road hazards (blocked roads, etc.) directly to VDOT at 1-800-367-7623 or use the MyVDOT online form.
  • For immediate updates, please enter your phone cell phone number into our RoCo Alert Citizen Alert system
  • Calls or texts to 9-1-1 should be reserved for medical, fire, or police emergency situations only. 

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Roanoke County Offices Closed Monday, December 10 Due Winter Weather Event
(ROANOKE COUNTY, VA – December 9, 2018) – Due to the amount of snowfall and dangerous road conditions throughout the valley, Roanoke County offices will be closed on Monday, December 10, 2018. Read on...
RoCo Ready Page: Easy Access to Alerts, Tips and Emergency Phone Numbers
Roanoke County's RoCo ready page features one-stop access to any county-issued alerts, winter weather safety tips, and contact numbers for local utilities. Read on...