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Emergency Management—Mission & Program Vision

Hays County Emergency Services LogoMission Statement

The Hays County Office of Emergency Services (HCOES) serves the citizens of Hays County by directing and coordinating emergency services and homeland security programs to prepare, respond, and recover from emergencies and disasters.

Program Vision

The Hays County Office of Emergency Services shall continue to develop and maintain a leading edge all-hazards emergency management and homeland security program that encompasses all citizens and organizations in the public and private sectors to include faith-based and volunteer agencies. A comprehensive community planning, training, and exercise regimen will be implemented to maximize an All Hazards approach. The program will promote a high level of professionalism, initiative, and empowerment to address the preparation, response and recovery needs of the citizens of Hays County following a disaster.

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