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.

County Wide Burn Ban

On Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at the Yankton County Commission Meeting, Emergency Manager Paul Scherschligt announced a county wide Burn Ban that goes into effect immediately until further notice. You can view a copy of the Burn Ban Resolution Here

Flood Assistance Information

Flooding Aid for Septic Systems
Floods and Your Farm
Floods and Your Pets
Floods and Your Business
Floods and Your Home
Floods and Your Family
Floods and Your Livestock
Sandbags
Sandbagging for Flood Protection
Food Safety Recalls and Your Family
Flood Guide- Underground Tanks
Guide to Cleaning a Flooded Basement
Ag Losses
Miscellaneous Flood Related Information
James River Flood Levels

Yankton County Flood Related Road Closures:

Updates as we become aware. Road Closures

Quick Links

Spring Weather Safety
Winter Weather Preparedness Guide
Winter Weather Warning, Watches and Advisories
Winter Storm Book
Tornado Book

211 Information

Helpsheets
Helplinecenter Professionals
Connections Calendar

Staff

Paul Scherschligt

Director of Emergency Management - 7EM1 Send an Email

Erin Hacecky

Chief Deputy Emergency Manager - 7EM2 Send an Email

Robert Taylor

Deputy Emergency Manager/Rescue Liaison - 7EM3 Send an Email

Cherie Hoffman

Deputy Emergency Manager/Public Information Officer– 7EM4 Send an Email

Bryant Jackson

Yankton County Search & Rescue- Team Leader Send an Email

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

Yankton County
Thursday, April 18, 2019

The Yankton County Planning and Zoning Office will be open Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 and Wednesday April 24th, 2019 from 9am-5pm and Friday, April 26th, 2019 from 9am-12pm. Any questions you might have outside of these hours should be directed to the Yankton County Auditor's office on the first floor of the Government Center. Phone number 605-260-4400 ext. 0. Yankton County Auditor's Office Hours are 9:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday.

Yankton County Road Closures
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

For a map of flood related road closures, go to the Departments Tab at the top of this page and go down to Emergency Management. This map is being updated as roads become open or closed.

Yankton County
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Tonight Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at the Yankton County Commission Meeting, Yankton County Emergency Manager Paul Scherschligt announced a Burn Ban that goes into effect immediately until further notice.

Press Release: Travel Advisory- Yankton County
Friday, April 5, 2019
Yankton County Highway Department
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Yankton County EMS
Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Yankton County EMS is going to be offering public CPR classes. For a list of dates and times of these classes go to the Yankton Emergency Medical Services page on this website under Departments.

2019 Calendar
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Highway Department Hours
Sunday, November 25, 2018

We will be in our winter hours starting with Monday, November 26, 2018.
Monday-Friday, 7:00am - 3:00pm

Veteran's Service Office - Drivers Wanted
Thursday, September 27, 2018

Please contact our office if you are interested in driving the DAV van. (605) 260-4400, Ext. 8

Yankton County Emergency Management
Monday, January 1, 2018

You can text YCOEM to 85511 to receive up to date emergency information.

Yankton County Commission Meeting Policy & Form
Thursday, November 23, 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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