Emergency Services & Contact Information
Communications and resources to help in times of community emergencies is a top priority for Midland and our surrounding communities. Below are links pointing to information and suggested safety measures that citizens can review before an emergency strikes, and as emergency situations are occurring.
Emergency Communications Resources
These resources can be conduits for emergency information during and, in some cases, before disaster strikes.
- Call for specific emergency news and instructions
- Midland County 911
- County-wide source for information
- MGTV-188, Charter Cable in Midland
- Tune in for message board information
- Nixle Alerts
- Sign up for free email or cell phone alerts to community emergencies
- Online Radar
- Track weather patterns using Weather Wunderground's online radar
- National Weather Service
- Online news from the nation's top weather service
- National Weather Service Advanced Hydrologic Predictions
- Tittabawassee River water level forecasts
- NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Weather Radio
- In Midland, NOAA Weather Radio can be received on frequency 162.525 MHz (Channel F on specially equipped weather radios)
- Local Radio or TV Stations
Emergency Scenarios & Safety Tips
Below are some of the possible emergency scenarios that may arise in Midland, and suggestions on how to stay safe in these situations:
- Emergency Survival Kit (PDF)
- Flooding (PDF)
- Thunderstorms and Lightning (PDF)
- Tornadoes (PDF)
- Winter Weather (PDF)
- Terrorism-Preparing for the Unexpected
Who to Call
The YouTube video below outlines when it's appropriate to call Midland County 911, and when to contact other emergency service agencies. Refer to the lists above for the best resources for community-wide emergency information.
Visit the City of Midland YouTube page to find even more helpful videos on this topic.