In the event of any type of emergency, call 911 immediately.
Yellowhead County will make use of the most appropriate methods to communicate warning and informational messages to the public, including media such as radio, the Yellowhead County website, the Emergency Public Warning System, and any other forms of communication to distribute information in the most expediate manner.
Residents are encouraged to prepare themselves, their family and their property for any type of potential disaster.
Included below are a variety of Disaster Information brochures, as well as Emergency Preparedness Guides that will assist you to best be able to deal with most types of emergency events.
Creating an Escape Plan for your home is a vital part of helping to protect your family. Go to www.3minutedrill.alberta.ca for tips and resources. Basic safety tips can make a dramatic impact if and when a fire breaks out.
Emergency Preparedness Guides
- AEMA Flood Guide PDF
- AEMA Emergency Preparedness Kit PDF (Flood Info pgs 28-39)
- 72 hr Preparedness PDF - Public Safety Canada PDF
- Floods. What To Do? - Public Safety Canada PDF
- Wildfire Evacuation - Are You Prepared? - AEMA / ASRD PDF
Emergency Preparedness Websites
- Public Safety Canada Website
- Alberta Emergency Management Agency Website
- Alberta Wildfire Status
- Alberta Fire Bans
- AMA Road Report
Wildfire Map & Fire Ban Map
While Yellowhead County does not have a significant history of flooding in the area, there is the potential for floods to occur when extreme weather conditions are combined with the vast amount of waterways that are located within such a large land mass.
Road & Highway Conditions
Updated Highway Road Reports can be found on the Alberta Motor Association website.