Departments

Emergency Management

Phone: (605) 668-5289
Fax: (605) 668-5261
Address: 807 Capitol Street, Yankton SD 57078

Emergency Management Office

The Emergency Management Office is located in the EMS building at 807 Capitol Street. Use the northern-most entrance on the east side of the building.

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Mission:

Yankton County Emergency Management exists to protect the residents of Yankton County and their property from the effects of natural, man made, and technological disasters through efforts in preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation.

Quick Links

2016 Annual Report
Winter Storm Book
Tornado Book
2017 Flu Shots Information Forms

Staff

Paul Scherschligt

Director of Emergency Management - 7EM1 Send an Email

Steve Hermanson

Chief Deputy Emergency Manager - 7EM2

Bryant Jackson

Deputy Emergency Manager - 7EM4

Lee Rettig

Deputy Emergency Manager / Public Information Officer - 7EM5

Severe Weather Preparedness Guide

Are You Prepared for a Disaster

Severe weather safety means having a family plan and the supplies necessary to stay safe in the event of severe weather. Being prepared ahead of time is the only effective way to ensure your safety and your family's safety in the event of severe weather.

Storm Sirens

The communities in Yankton County have two (2) different types of siren tones.

The first is a steady tone for three (3) minutes. This is to inform you to go inside and get more information on why they are sounding. This sound NOT be confused with the slow wavering tone used to alert the Volunteer Fire Departments of an emergency call.
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Outdoor Warning Sirens are tested on the first Wednesday of the Month at 12pm

Don't Let a Winter Storm Take You by Surprise

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Announcements

Planning and Zoning - Comprehensive Plan
Monday, November 20, 2017

Planning Commission's revisions of Comprehensive Plan - Chapter 1-Intro and Chapter 2-Background

Highway Dept - Snow Removal
Monday, November 20, 2017

FAQ to review and Snow Removal Routes

County Offices - Closed
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Yankton County Offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 23rd and 24th to celebrate the Thanksgiving Holiday.

County Announcements
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

If you would like email updates to Yankton County Announcements, please sign up on the Contact Us page.

Yankton County Emergency Management
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

You can text YCOEM to 898211 to receive up to date emergency information.

YC Observer March 31, 2017 article - Yankton Co spends less per person than similar counties
Monday, April 3, 2017
2017 Calendar
Sunday, January 1, 2017

Main Phone:
605.260.4400

Address:
321 West 3rd Street, Suite 100 Yankton, SD 57078

Office Hours:
9:00am - 5:00pm CST, Monday-Friday
Closed on Holidays, Saturdays, & Sunday

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