The Department of Emergency Management is responsible for coordinating emergency services activities within Russell County. A close relationship is maintained between the Department and the volunteer fire and rescue organizations who are assigned emergency response duties throughout the County. The Department is responsible for maintaining a County Emergency Operations Plan and a Hazardous Materials Response Plan.
Due to the upcoming risk of Hurricane Florence impacting the state of Virginia, the Russell County Board of Supervisors are preparing to insure the safety of all citizens.
If you are in need of help or have an emergency, please refer to the following:
Emergency – Dial 9-1-1
Sheriff’s Office – (276) 889-8033
Emergency Management – (276) 889-8247
Board of Supervisors or County Administrator – (276) 889-8000