Press Release

Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Strategic Plan for 2023 to 2026

Message from OEM Director Mike Willis

I am pleased to present the updated Office of Emergency Management Strategic Plan for years 2023-2026. I am grateful for the time and effort you have put into implementing this plan over the past year and appreciate your efforts to refine it. This plan is divided into two key parts. 

Colorado Department of Public Safety and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment release COVID-19 After-Action Report from third party

Centennial, Colo. —   Last week, Colorado marked four years since the state’s first confirmed case of COVID-19, the Colorado Department of Public Safety and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment are releasing the Colorado Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) After-Action Report (AAR), an analysis of the state’s response to an emergency of unprecedented duration and scale.

WebEOC Upgrade Notice Interruption on February 15

WebEOC Upgrade on February 15, 2024 from 1-2 a.m. will interrupt the WebEOC systems.

Do not contact your WebEOC Systems Administrator, local or regional administrator during this time. Save any work prior to this time and log-off from WebEOC.

Hearing on Updated Rules for Colorado Nonprofit Security Grant Program on March 22 at 10 a.m.

Colorado Nonprofits,

The Colorado Department of Public Safety Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management announces a public hearing to adopt emergency rules 8 CCR 1507-47 Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) as amended permanent rules. The hearing will be held virtually on March 22, 2024 at 10 a.m. MST using the Google Meet platform. Attendees may join the virtual meeting at or by phone (US) 720-316-4658 PIN: 288 637 864#.

Application Deadline for Disaster Loan Assistance from US SBA Due to Severe Storms

Colorado businesses and residents Dec. 26 is the deadline to apply for SBA disaster loan for property damage caused by the severe storms, flooding &  tornadoes that occurred June 8 – 23 as part of the Rural Area Declaration.

Businesses of all sizes, most private nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters may apply for SBA federal disaster loans to repair or replace disaster damaged property.  These low-interest federal disaster loans are available as part of the Rural Area Disaster Declaration the following counties:  


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Centennial, CO  80112

Main Phone Number: 720-852-6600
Mineral Office Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

State of Colorado Emergency Operations line: 303-279-8855

Public Information Line: 720-432-2433

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