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Summit County Emergency Blog

Activated during disasters and emergencies to provide critical public information. Administered by the Summit County Office of Emergency Management.

Feb 07

Overnight shelter at Summit Middle School

Posted on February 7, 2020 at 5:27 PM by Julie Sutor

Summit County and American Red Cross will open an overnight shelter at Summit Middle School at 6 p.m.

The shelter will provide cots, blankets, restrooms, water and snacks. The shelter will not provide meals or showers. Summit Middle School is located at 158 School Rd., Frisco.

Shelter guests with pets can drop their pets off at Summit County Animal Shelter at 58 Nancy’s Pl., Frisco, before 5:30 p.m. After 5:30 p.m., people can call Summit County dispatch at 970-668-8600 and ask to be contacted by a Summit County Animal Control officer, who will retrieve a pet and bring it to the animal shelter.
Feb 07

Early closure for county government offices

Posted on February 7, 2020 at 3:04 PM by Julie Sutor

Summit County has enacted an early closure of its administrative offices and buildings. Members of the public should not visit Summit County government buildings for normal business services. Essential personnel responding to the storm will remain in operation.
Feb 07

Travel discouraged; info on pet sheltering

Posted on February 7, 2020 at 1:12 PM by Julie Sutor

Summit Fire & EMS is reporting multiple vehicles sliding off the road on I-70. Emergency and transportation officials remind the public that vehicle travel in Summit County is strongly discouraged.

If you are stranded in Summit County and you need a place to put your pet, you can bring it to Summit County Animal Shelter on the Summit County Commons campus: 58 Nancy's Pl., Frisco, CO, 80443. The animal shelter is open until 5:30 p.m. After 5:30 p.m., contact Summit County dispatch at 970-668-8600 and ask to be contacted by a Summit County Animal Control officer for help with a pet.