Following are the emergency procedures:
DISPATCH: You will be asked to provide the best
route to your residence or location of emergency as well
as your 911 address. The best route is not necessarily
the shortest route, but the one with the best passable
roads. Please remember that poor road conditions may
increase response time of emergency vehicles. Call for
assistance at the first onset of a serious health issue
or emergency situation.
FIRE: Fire response protocol has been changed to
include two departments from different areas to be
dispatched upon a 911 call. All county fire departments
will initially respond with four-wheel drive fire
MEDICAL: Davis County Emergency Medical Services
will respond with support vehicles to transport staff
and emergency equipment. If you have a health condition
that may require emergency services and are concerned
abut emergency response time, you might consider
temporarily relocating to a more accessible location.
Public Health; Home and Community Health staff
will schedule appointments with clients in rural areas
early in the mornings while roads are accessible.
Clients will be contacted as schedules change due to
LAW ENFORCEMENT: Davis County law enforcements
personnel will be dispatched to all emergency situations
at the time of the 911 call to assist with
SCHOOLS: Davis County Schools are running buses
on hard surfaces only until roads become passable.
Road Department Duties & Responsibilities:
- Responsible for the safety and quality of roads
and bridges under the County's jurisdiction.
- Responsible for design and construction on road
and bridge projects within the county.
- Responsible for the supervision of maintenance
and construction on all secondary roads in the
- Responsible for issuing permits pertaining to
roadway and right of way use.
- Responsible for the installation of traffic
signs, maintaining road surfaces, ditch drainage,
vegetation control and winter snow and ice removal.
Emergency Contacts: After Hours and Weekends
for any Accidents, Emergency Response,
Road and Bridge Issues on or along the
County Secondary Road system 24 hours a
day, 7 days a week.