The purpose of Emergency Management is to Plan
and prepare for high impact, low probability events. Further the
Clare County Emergency Management Office assesses local capabilities
to respond to emergency and disaster situations, and advocate
emergency preparedness in both the public and private sectors.
Clare County EMD ensures that hazards that
threaten Clare County are clearly identified.
Improves upon local emergency response related
skills of local personnel.
Conducts exercises to test training and
Increase public awareness of hazards and
appropriate mitigation actions.
Identify and implement vulnerability and risk
Conducts regular LEPC (Local Emergency Planning
Assists many agencies in both government and
Clare County has a system of Emergency Alert
Sirens controlled by the counties dispatch system that are located
in the following communities:
City of Harrison (Tank Hill Area) West lawn
Redding Township ( Temple ) Located in Cemetery
Freeman Township Hall.
Lake George ( Silver lake Beach ).
Surrey Township Transfer Station (Near Lake
Grant Township ( City of Clare North end near
Burger King ).
City of Clare / Near the Cemetery.
City of Clare (Brook wood Park).
Hamilton Township Park ( Dodge City ).
Harrison Airport .
Greenwood Township at Township Hall M-61.
Summerfield Township (Leota) at Township Hall.
Summerfield Township W. Haskell Lake Rd. &
Lincoln Township Fire Department
Garfield Township Fire Department
click on the siren icon for sound samples.
Sirens located at some locations are older mechanical and may
exhibit different sounds.
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THE SIRENS WILL BE TESTED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE
ISABELLA SYSTEM ON THE FIRST THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH, UNLESS THERE
IS THE POSSIBILITY OF THREATENING WEATHER. IN THAT CASE, THE TEST
WILL NOT BE DONE ON THAT DAY.
ANY OTHER TIME THE SIRENS ARE ACTIVATED, TUNE TO
YOUR LOCAL NEWS OR NOAA RADIO FOR INFORMATION.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THE SYSTEM,
PLEASE CONTACT JERRY BECKER, EMD DIRECTOR AT (989) 539-6161 OR
CENTRAL DISPATCH AT 989-539-7166