Heat Warning in Effect

County urges caution during this severe weather event. Visit mypgc.us/StayCool for more info.

Trash Time Change

Due to extreme heat, trash collection throughout the county will begin at 5 am beginning Monday, July 15, 2024. Learn more at mypgc.us/ClearTheCurb.

Mission and Vision



The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) coordinates the Prince George’s County emergency management program to prepare, prevent, plan, respond and recover from all-hazard events. The OEM develops, maintains and implements the ability to manage and coordinate emergency operations in cooperation with local, State and Federal governmental and private sector agencies.


Building a safer future through effective partnerships of local government, emergency services, private sector, and volunteer agencies and the citizens of Prince George’s County to save lives, protect property and reduce the effects of disasters through preparedness, prevention, planning, response, and recovery activities.