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.

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

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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Preparing for Extreme Weather

FEMA's Guide to Making a Family Emergency Communication Plan
Guide to Creating a Family Emergency Communication Plan
Family Communication Plan Fillable Card
Family Communication Plan-Parents
Family Communication Plan- Wallet Size
Family Communication Plan- Kids
FEMA's Guide to Safeguarding Documents and Valuables
Know Your Weather Alerts and Warnings
Preparing for a Tornado
Preparing for a Thunderstorm
Preparing Your Pets for Emergencies
Taking Shelter from the Storm Brochure
Taking Shelter from the Storm
Prepare Your Organization for a Tornado
Lightning Safety Guide for Large Venues
Safe Room Construction Plan

Extreme Weather Information- Spanish

Preparing a Family Communication Plan- Spanish
Family Communication Cards- Spanish
Weather Alerts and Warnings- Spanish
Prepare for a Tornado- Spanish
Preparing for a Wildfire- Spanish

Flood Assistance Information

Small Business Disaster Loans
Small Business Disaster Loans- Spanish
Be Prepared for a Flood
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

2019 INFRASTRUCTURE DISASTER RECOVERY AND MITIGATION PROGRAM OVERVIEW AND APPLICATIONS:

2019 Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) Overview
2019 Infrastructure Disaster Recovery Program Overview
2019 Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Overview
2019 INFRASTRUCTURE DISASTER RECOVERY PROGRAM APPLICATION
HAZARD MITIGATION ADVANCE PROGRAM APPLICATION

Announcements

Press Release
Thursday, March 19, 2020

Here is the latest Press Release Issued by Yankton County. CLICK HERE to read.

Public Service Announcement
Thursday, March 19, 2020

ATTENTION RESIDENTS: In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic we would like you to please read this announcement. CLICK HERE TO READ

Yankton EMS
Monday, March 16, 2020

The Yankton County Emergency Medical Services Office would like to announce that the April 8 CPR Class and the April Pools Day event at the Summit Activities Center on April 17th is postponed until further notice.

Yankton County Treasurer
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

The Yankton County Treasurer would like to let you know that the TAX ASSESMENT FREEZE PROGRAM DEADLINE IS APPROACHING. For more information CLICK HERE

To apply CLICK HERE and return application to the Yankton County Treasurer's Office by April 1, 2020.

Yankton County Road Closures
Friday, December 13, 2019

For a map of the current closed roads in Yankton County due to the recent flooding Click Here.

Yankton County Highway Department
Monday, December 9, 2019

The Yankton County Highway Department asks the cooperation of all rural residents living along Yankton County Roads and Unorganized Township Roads to remove their electric fences from the Yankton County Right-of-Way and not to push the snow from your farmyard and/or driveways onto the Yankton County Right-of-Way. For more information please CLICK HERE.

Yankton County Highway Department
Monday, December 2, 2019

We will be in our winter hours starting with Monday, December 2, 2019. Monday-Friday, 6:45am - 3:00pm

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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