Lehigh County Emergency Management officials continue to monitor the effects of Tropical Storm Ida on the county. The office is encouraging residents to report storm damage that may have been sustained after the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida moved through the area. This will provide both the municipalities and the county a better understanding of the extent of damage throughout Lehigh County.
Lehigh County residents can report their damages to their home/property by completing the this survey. Please feel free to upload pictures of the damage into the survey as well.
For more information on the Damage Survey, call the Lehigh County Emergency Management Agency at (610) 782-4600.
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Managing the Emotional Consequences of Contact Tracing
Presenter: Steve Crimnado MA, CHPP, CTM
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Managing the Behavioral Challenges of COVID-19 Vaccine POD Operations
Presenter: Steve Crimando MA, CHPP, CTM
November 4, 2020 -- Lehigh County Emergency Management Director, John Kalynych, announced his retirement effective November 20, 2020. Kalynych served in the position since August 2019. He had replaced Scott Lindenmuth, who retired in July 2019 after serving as director for the prior six years.
A competitive search for a successor will be completed.
An interactive web page is now live to consolidate multiple sources of information into one resource. This page will be continually updated as the recovery phase begins in Lehigh County. Please visit:
Lehigh County Coronavirus Response Hub
County of Lehigh's Office of Emergency Services continues to monitor the COVID-19 epidemic. Current actions include:
Prudent actions for businesses and citizens include:
A pandemic is a global outbreak that occurs when a new virus appears or “emerges” in the human population, causes serious illness and then spreads easily from person to person worldwide.
Lehigh Valley Pre-Admission can be contacted @ 610-402-8378, press option #1. You now have the option of Cedar Crest or Muhlenberg campus for your labs. Health Works of Lehigh Valley can be reached @ 610-402-9675.
Remember you MUST identify yourself as a Lehigh County HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESPONSE TEAM MEMBER
Aerial footage documents the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Lehigh Valley. While hospitals, malls, and some retail parking lots are mostly empty, some businesses including grocery stores appear to have normal or near-normal activity. Passenger air travel shows the effects of canceled flights while ground and air cargo operations remain active.
The footage was captured by a helicopter piloted by Ted Rosenberger and filmed by his son Henry in April 2020. All footage is copyright 2020 by Vertivue Air Charters. Vertivue is based at Allentown’s Queen City Airport.
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