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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Westmoreland County Hazard Mitigation Plan is Complete

View of Hempfield Tornado 2011 from Route 30 West

The 2020 Westmoreland County Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) update is complete. The HMP documents the risks faced by the county and its communities, an analysis of stakeholder capabilities, and a set of goals, objectives, and actions to reduce vulnerability...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Pennsylvania Under Statewide Stay at Home Order - Effective April 1

State-wide Order to Stay at Home Map of PA

Individuals may leave their residence only to perform any of the following allowable individual activities and allowable essential travel:

  • Tasks essential to maintain health and safety, or the health and safety of their family or household members (includi...
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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Westmoreland displays new high-tech mobile command center

Bud Mertz demonstrating interior features of Mobile Command Center

The $516,000 center includes a large trailer with internet, mapping and communications equipment and two mobile surveillance units that feature cameras atop 37-foot masts and six drones for aerial reconnaissance activities.

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Posted on: September 16, 2015

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

CodeRED - Keeping Citizens Informed

CodeRED mobile app logo

All Encouraged to Sign-up for Emergency and Non-emergency Alerts at County Website

Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety is encouraging all residents, visitors, and businesses to sign up for a new mass notification system known as CodeRED that wi...

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