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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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Who to Call to Report Outages

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Key Safety Messages
  • Prepare an emergency kit and enough food, water and any prescription medications to last for at least 72 hours. 
  • Do not attempt to drive in flowing water. #TurnAroundDontDrown
  • For immediate updates, please enter your phone cell phone number into our RoCo Alert Citizen Alert system
  • 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.
  • Calls or texts to 9-1-1 should be reserved for medical, fire, or police emergency situations only. 




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Roanoke County Administrative Offices Closed for Memorial Day
Roanoke County administrative offices will be closed Monday, May 27, 2019, in observance of Memorial Day. See notices for Trash Collection, Recreation Centers and Libraries... Read on...
Treasurer’s Office to Host DMV Connect Friday, May 31
Roanoke County’s Treasurer will be hosting DMV Connect services on Friday, May 31, at the Roanoke County Administration Center, 5204 Bernard Drive, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Read on...