September 30th, 2009
Columbia County Emergency Management has been working collaboratively with the Dayton School District, Columbia County Fire District 3, Columbia County Sheriff's Office, the Columbia County Commissioners and Crisis Management Consulting to update the Columbia County School Emergency Plan.
After many months of work, Columbia County Schools have an up to date School Emergency Plan. A video containing emergency instructions and evacuation procedures was made for staff members and the community. The video will be made available to the community Fall, 2009.
On September 30th, the Dayton Public Schools held their first evacuation drill using the new procedure's. Columbia County Emergency Management, Columbia County Fire District 3 and the Columbia County Sheriff's Office also participated. The drill was a success.