Macon County EMA's mission is to protect the County of Macon through integrated approaches of Emergency Management principals and Homeland Security initiatives to prepare for, respond to, mitigate against and recover from emergencies and disasters, or acts of terrorism.
The Macon County Emergency Management Agency prepares for, responds to and assists with recovery from emergencies and disasters whether natural, manmade or technological, or acts of terrorism. The Decatur / Macon County Terrorism Task Force is a working group within Homeland Security Region 15 centralizing coordination and communication among various entities at the state, regional and local levels of government to prevent and/or respond to acts of terrorism.
Office Hours M-F 8:30am - 4:30pm
(217) 424-1327 Phone
(217) 424-1311 Phone 24hr
(217) 424-1329 Fax
282 East Macon Street
Decatur, Illinois 62523
Authorized Personnel Only
Macon County is in the process of developing a mitigation plan for the county. Over the past two years we have been moving forward with this plan. We have a draft of the plan available for viewing. If you have comments please contact our office
The new rapid emergency notification service for Macon County residents.
The Premise Alert Program ( PAP ) is a safety program that supports individuals living with disabilities as well as First Responder ( Police, Fire and Ambulance personnel ) units responding to calls at a specific address. The PAP will assist first responders to identify individuals who have specials needs, which will enable the first responders to have additional information at their disposal.