Safety News and Events

Cuyahoga County Office of Emergency Management Fact Sheets

Be Prepared

ReadyNotify is a mass notification system used by Cuyahoga County and participating municipalities to issue emergency notifications to the public. It is similar to the communication systems schools use to notify parents of closure or other time-sensitive information.

You can expect to receive notification about:

  • Emergency Events
  • Water Boil Alerts
  • Cuyahoga County Government News
  • Safety Messages
  • Cuyahoga County Building Closures
  • Other Information

You can opt to receive messages by email, cell phone, SMS/text messaging, home phone, fax and/or work phone. For more information on ReadyNotify or learn how to register CLICK HERE

PulsePoint_Logo_BlackBe a Life Saver

North Olmsted launches PulsePoint app to save lives by encouraging the public to start CPR!

The PulsePoint app improves community response to sudden cardiac arrest victims by notifying citizens bystanders that lifesaving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is needed and the location of a nearby public automated external defibrillator (AED). Those within a half-mile radius who have download the app will receive a text message informing them of the incident as well as directions to the victim and nearby defibrillators. The app is activated by 911 dispatchers. Download the PulsePoint app today!

Cuyahoga County Opiate Task Force: Overdose Prevention

Project DAWN (Deaths Avoided With Naloxone) is a community-based overdose education and naloxone distribution program that was created as a way to combat Ohio’s opioid overdose epidemic. Naloxone, also known as Narcan, is a medication that can reverse an overdose caused by an opioid drug (heroin or prescription drug medication). When administered during an overdose, Naloxone blocks the effects of opioids on the brain and quickly restores breathing. Naloxone has been used safely by emergency medical professionals for more than 40 years and has only this one critical function: to reverse the effects of opioids in order to prevent overdose death.

FREE kits can be obtained at the Cuyahoga County Board of Health, 5550 Venture Drive, Parma, OH. Walk-in hours are Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. For more information call (216) 201-2000 or visit

5200 Dover Center Road
North Olmsted, OH 44070

City Hall Hours | Weekdays 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

(440) 777-8000

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