Joint Jurisdiction Tornado Drill

At 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 19, Peoria County’s Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is joining the City of Peoria’s Office of Emergency Management (POEM) in activating the County’s outdoor warning sirens in junction with the City’s as an emergency preparedness exercise. This exercise is intended as an opportunity for schools, businesses, and residents in the community to practice their emergency plans in response to a tornado siren.

Please direct questions regarding the joint drill to Peoria County EMA at (309) 691-3111 or the POEM at (309) 494-8077.