Chatham County Warning Siren System The Chatham County Warning Siren System is used to notify residents of danger within their community. Once heard, residents should go inside and listen to their radio or television for any advisories for their area.
The Chatham County Health Department maintains a Special Needs Registry which consists of residents who may require medical assistance during emergency situations.
A hazardous materials accident can occur anywhere. We have several companies which handle extremely hazardous chemicals While these chemicals are hazardous, they are likely to be handled in a safe manner. However, hazardous materials are transported on our roadways, railways and waterways daily, so any area is considered vulnerable to an accident.
School safety and emergency planning for schools has moved to the forefront for many school districts and emergency agencies nationwide. Georgia Emergency Management is leading the way in school safety planning and training not only in Georgia but nationwide. CEMA is following that lead on the local level.