Medina County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is a local government agency that provides support and coordination assistance to first responders for county-wide emergency/disaster planning, education, warning, response and recovery activities. The primary responsibility of Medina County EMA is to better prepare Medina County for natural, man-made or technological disasters, hazards or acts of terrorism.
Medina County Emergency Management was formed as a county wide EMA in 1990 as a ORC 5502.26. It operates in accordance with the “Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act”. The agency is responsible for maintaining and exercising the county-wide All Hazards Emergency Operation’s Plan. EMA also serves as the administrator for the Local Emergency Planning Committee and the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act.