Your Government Departments and offices Paramedic Services Emergency Management Emergency preparedness Know the risks

Know the risks

By learning about the types of emergencies that could happen in your community, you can better prepare for them.

Emergencies most likely to occur in Oxford County are:

  • tornadoes
  • floods
  • blizzards
  • transportation accidents involving hazardous materials rail or air crashes
  • toxic or flammable gas leaks
  • epidemics, or disease outbreaks
  • power black outs
  • severe damage to buildings or infrastructure
  • uncontrollable fires or explosions
  • interruption to essential services and supplies

Make a plan

Make a kit

Information provided by the Government of Canada's 

Oxford County is taking steps to support our community's response to COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) and measures taken by Southwestern Public Health. We are monitoring our operations daily to ensure we are taking the right actions to protect our residents, employees and visitors. Get updates at