Governor Parson Announces Launch of Youth Vaping Awareness Campaign
November 18, 2019
Cold weather can be deadly: Last year, Missouri experienced 40 hypothermia deaths and 28 motorists died in winter weather-related crashes
During Winter Weather Preparedness week, Missourians are reminded of importance of preparing for snow, ice and plunging temperatures
November 15, 2019
Nomination deadline is Feb. 29, 2020 for Missouri Public Safety Medals honoring heroic first responders and civilians
New nomination deadline for Medal of Valor, Governor’s Medal and Public Safety Civilian Partnership Award will allow awards to be presented sooner
November 13, 2019
Missouri 5th graders invited to participate in Department of Public Safety National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest
Winning student, parents and teacher could win a trip to Washington, D.C.
November 05, 2019
Advisory: First responders to conduct realistic training exercise at Missouri Capitol Friday that could restrict traffic in immediate area of Capitol building
Advisory: First responders to conduct realistic training exercise at Missouri Capitol Friday that could restrict traffic in immediate area of Capitol building
November 01, 2019
Use extra hour this weekend to test smoke alarms and change batteries
State fire marshal urges Missourians without working smoke alarms to contact local fire departments or American Red Cross to obtain smoke alarms at no cost
October 31, 2019
Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control to conduct inspections of retailers that sell vaping products in St. Francois County
October 30, 2019
Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control to conduct inspections of retailers that sell vaping products in Jackson County
October 29, 2019
Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control to conduct inspections of retailers that sell vaping products
October 28, 2019
Advisory: Over 130 to participate Saturday in third annual State Fire Marshal’s 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb
Last year’s event commemorating firefighters killed on 9/11 raised over $10,000 for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, which supports firefighters’ survivors
October 17, 2019
Governor Parson Signs Executive Order 19-18 Regarding Youth Vaping in Missouri
October 15, 2019
Missouri State Employee Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Oct. 24 in Jefferson City
October 10, 2019
Additional Applicant Briefings begin next Tuesday, October 8, for local governments, nonprofits included in federal disaster declaration expansion
Local governments and eligible agencies in 14 additional counties and the City of St. Louis included in federal Public Assistance disaster declaration expansion strongly encouraged to attend the meetings, which discuss application process and FEMA program rules
October 04, 2019
Over 400,000 Missourians now registered for annual statewide ‘ShakeOut’ earthquake drill on Oct. 17
Sign up now to participate in this year’s ‘Drop, Cover, Hold On’ drill
October 02, 2019
More Missouri communities to receive reimbursements for disaster response and recovery expenses as FEMA approves state’s request to add 14 more counties and St. Louis to disaster declaration
Approval means local governments in a total of 82 Missouri counties and the City of St. Louis will receive federal and state assistance with emergency response costs and repairs to roads, bridges and infrastructure damaged in historic flooding
September 30, 2019
Fire Prevention Week is ideal time to make your home safe for heating season and approaching holidays
National Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 6 – 12, emphasizes practicing how your family would escape a blaze at home
September 25, 2019
Missouri emergency management official named State Employee of Month for his key role in 2019 disaster recovery
September 18, 2019
Applicant Briefings begin next Monday, August 26, for local governments, nonprofits included in federal disaster declaration
Local governments and eligible agencies in 68 counties included in federal Public Assistance disaster declaration strongly encouraged to attend the meetings, which discuss application process and FEMA program rules
August 23, 2019
Missouri’s statewide ‘ShakeOut’ earthquake drill set for Oct. 17
More than half a million Missourians expected to participate in ‘Drop, Cover, Hold On’ exercise
August 19, 2019
FEMA Approves State’s Request to Expand Federal Disaster to Include Individual Assistance for Residents in Six Additional Counties
Approval means residents affected by flooding or severe storms in Callaway, Jefferson, Lewis, McDonald, Newton, and Saline counties are immediately eligible to apply for FEMA assistance
August 06, 2019
FEMA Approves State’s Request to Provide Disaster Assistance to Local Governments Recovering from Flooding and Storms
July 29, 2019
FEMA Agrees to Missouri’s Request to Consider Expanding Disaster Assistance to Residents in 21 Additional Counties
July 18, 2019
Governor Parson Signs Executive Order to Establish Flood Recovery Advisory Working Group
July 18, 2019
Missouri Moves to Expand State’s Disaster Declaration to Include FEMA Assistance for Residents in 21 Additional Counties
State Emergency Management Agency Request Also Seeks Assistance for Public Agencies, Nonprofits in 68 Counties for Damage to Roads and Infrastructure
July 16, 2019
Trooper's Role in Rescue of Child Wins State Employee of Month Honors
July 10, 2019
President Trump Approves State’s Request for Major Disaster Declaration for 20 Missouri Counties
Governor Urges Residents in Designated Counties Affected by Flooding and Severe Storms that Began April 29 to Register Now for Assistance
July 09, 2019
Missouri Requests Second Federal Disaster Declaration This Year, in Response to Flooding and Tornadoes
State is seeking federal assistance for residents and businesses affected by flooding in 41 Missouri counties
June 24, 2019
State Fire Marshal urges Missourians to think of safety first as July 4th fireworks sales begin
Fireworks sales at season retailers are legal in state from June 20 to July 10
June 20, 2019
Preventing heat deaths: 5 of Missouri’s 19 heat-related deaths last year were children left in vehicles
Missouri Summer Safety Day, June 19, is a reminder of the dangers posed by heat and humidity and the importance of staying cool and hydrating
June 17, 2019
Missouri Requests Joint Federal, State, and Local Damage Assessments in Preparation for 2nd Federal Disaster Declaration Request this Spring
June 06, 2019
Applicant Briefings begin Tuesday, June 4, for local governments, nonprofits included in federal disaster declaration for flooding, severe storms March 11 to April 16
Local governments and eligible agencies in 13 counties included in federal Public Assistance disaster declaration strongly encouraged to attend the meetings, which discuss application process and FEMA program rules
May 30, 2019
Governor Parson Activates Missouri National Guard to Assist in Flood Fighting as State Continues to Recover from Severe Storms
Additional weather threats are forecast even as Missouri continues to battle flooding and works to recover from severe storms
May 27, 2019
Governor Parson Declares State of Emergency in Response to Severe Weather and Ongoing Flooding
May 21, 2019
President Trump Approves Governor Parson’s Request for Major Disaster Declaration for Missouri
May 20, 2019
2 memorial services honor Missouri’s fallen firefighters
Governor Parson has proclaimed Sunday, May 19 as Missouri Fire Service Memorial Day
May 16, 2019
Law enforcement community honors Missouri officers who paid ultimate price protecting fellow Missourians
Names of 4 officers who died in the line of duty in 2018 are added to Missouri Law Enforcement Memorial, along with 5 fallen officers from the past
May 04, 2019
Additional Casa de Loco bottled wines may pose risk of exploding, Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control warns
ATC investigation has found Eldon, Mo. manufacturer has 13 additional wine products that were not submitted for registration and evaluation as required by law
May 03, 2019
Missouri manufacturer’s bottled wines pose risk of exploding, Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control warns
Bottles of Eldon, Mo. winery Casa de Loco’s wine have exploded and should be handled with extreme care
April 25, 2019
Governor Parson Requests Federal Disaster Declaration in Response to Flooding
April 24, 2019
In Flood Recovery Meetings, Governor Parson Says Request for Federal Disaster Declaration Will Likely Come Next Week
April 18, 2019
Homeland Security Grant Funding Opportunity for Missouri Nonprofit Organizations at Risk of Terrorist Attack
Application Deadline: May 13, 2019; Total Grant Funds Available: $200,000
April 16, 2019
Crime Victims’ Rights Week ceremony highlights advancements for Missouri crime victims; calls attention to continuing need to support victims
Governor Parson, Attorney General Schmitt to speak at April 10 ceremony honoring crime victims, survivors, victim advocates for their continuing efforts
April 08, 2019
Governor Parson Calls for Joint Federal, State, and Local Damage Assessments in Preparation for Federal Disaster Declaration Request
Damage assessments requested for Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Holt, Mississippi, New Madrid, and Ray counties; additional counties likely to be added to request
April 05, 2019
Governors Meet with Corps of Engineers to Call for Change to Missouri River Management
April 03, 2019
Department of Public Safety, Missouri State Highway Patrol, MoDOT leaders urge motorists to follow the law and use caution whenever approaching stopped emergency vehicles
On Thursday, a second Illinois State Police trooper working along a highway was struck and killed by a vehicle in less than three months
March 29, 2019
Governor Parson Declares State of Emergency in Missouri in Response to Flooding
Governor Parson and Congressman Graves to Meet With Local Officials in Atchison and Buchanan Counties
March 21, 2019
Trooper named Missouri State Employee of the Month for relentless investigation after 2 young children discovered along Mid-Missouri highway
March 18, 2019
Governor Parson Encourages Missourians to Think Safety as Flooding Continues
March 18, 2019
Governor Parson Meets with Emergency Management Team as Flooding Impacts More of State; Missourians Urged to Take Protective Actions
March 15, 2019
$3.5 million in grants approved for three Missouri schools to provide protection against tornadoes
Federal Emergency Management Agency approves plans for schools in Christian, Lawrence and McDonald counties to shelter total of more than 2,250 students, staff, and residents during severe storms
March 07, 2019
Missouri’s 39 flood deaths over last 4 years underscore extreme danger of vehicles and flooding – 87 percent of victims had been in automobiles
Missourians are encouraged to take action during Severe Weather Preparedness Week, which includes March 5 statewide tornado drill
February 25, 2019
Governor Parson Urges Missourians to Limit Travel as Hazardous Conditions Take Hold across Missouri
Governor met tonight with state emergency managers and responders at State Emergency Operations Center
February 06, 2019
Missouri Earthquake Awareness Month calls attention to risks of New Madrid Seismic Zone
Missourians are encouraged to prepare and learn how to respond in case of a large-scale earthquake
January 30, 2019
Governor Parson Encourages Missourians to Brace for Bitter Cold
Entire State to Feel Arctic Blast, Wind Chill in Areas Expected to Exceed -40 Degrees
January 28, 2019
Department of Public Safety now accepting nominations for awards honoring heroic first responders, and civilians who assisted first responders
January 04, 2019