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National Preparedness Month
- 9/1/2015 -

National Preparedness Month Table


September is National Preparedness Month and the Somerset County Department of Emergency Services encourages families, businesses, schools, communities and organizations to participate.  The annual campaign seeks to transform awareness into action by encouraging all citizens to take the necessary steps to ensure that their families, homes, workplaces and communities are prepared for disasters and emergencies of all kinds. If the public has any questions about preparation for disasters or emergencies please come see our free public informational display during the month September at the Somerset County Office Building Annex Rotunda located at 300 North Center Ave in Somerset beside the county courthouse or call our office at 814-445-1515.


The ReadyPA campaign can help you and your loved ones prepare for a disaster. The campaign’s Web site, (or call 1-888-9-READYPA) offers important information like what to include in a preparedness kit and how to create a family emergency plan. Knowing what to do is your best defense in any emergency so start planning now. This September, share that message with others by encouraging them to “Be Informed, Be Prepared, and Be Involved.”


National Preparedness Month is sponsored by the Ready Campaign ( in partnership with Citizen Corps ( and the Advertising Council.  The Ready Campaign’s websites and toll free numbers (1-800-BE-READY)

- 8/24/2015 -


2015 County Holidays
- 7/6/2015 -

Please be advised that the Somerset County Courthouse and related offices will be closed in observance of the following holidays:

Labor Day: Monday, September 7, 2015

Columbus Day: Monday, October 12, 2015

Veterans' Day: Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, November 26, 2015

Day After Thanksgiving: Friday November 27, 2015

Christmas Day: Friday, December 25, 2015

New Year's Day: Friday, January 1, 2016

2015 Budget Overview
- 11/26/2014 -

2015 Budget Overview

County Annex Office Building
300 North Center Avenue
Somerset, PA 15501
Somerset County Courthouse
111 East Union St.
Somerset, PA 15501