Preparedness Tips

The Bolivar Office of Emergency Management encourages you to have plans and supplies to fend for yourself for 72 hours after a major emergency.

Bolivar has eight(8) storm sirens situated throughout the community that will sound for three minutes under a Tornado Warning issues by the National Weather Service that affects Bolivar proper. There will then be a three minute pause before the sirens start again. There is no all clear. Watch local media or the EM FB page for updates during a storm. If you hear the sirens going off, seek shelter and monitor weather broadcasts.

You can also sign up for local alerts by downloading Smart911 on your smart phone, or going to to sign up for emergency alerts on your cell phone, home phone, email or text.