Emergency Management

Craig Fontaine - Emergency Manager

Emergency Management News...
  • RFA to Offer Low Interest Loans for Farmers Affected by Avian Influenza

    Minnesota poultry farmers who have suffered losses due to highly pathogenic avian influenza are eligible for disaster loans through the Minnesota Rural Finance Authority (RFA). More Info... 

  • Avian Flu Information

    Avian influenza refers to the disease caused by infection with avian (bird) influenza (flu) Type A viruses. These viruses occur naturally among wild aquatic birds worldwide and can infect domestic poultry and other bird and animal species. Avian flu viruses do not normally infect humans. However, sporadic human infections with avian flu viruses have occurred. More info...

Emergency Management Mitigation Planning

Becker County is currently engaged in the federally required mitigation planning process and your assistance is welcome. The planning process will include the creation of community profiling, hazard profiling disaster modeling, and mitigation strategy creation. Your assistance and input in the planning process is encouraged.

For more information contact:
Craig Fontaine

Becker County Emergency Management is responsible for coordinating and implementing emergency plans involving biological, chemical, nuclear/radiological and natural threats, disasters and crisis situations.

We work with city, county, local, regional and state organizations as well as public, private and non-profit entities to ensure the safety and security of all citizens and the availability of emergency resources for all.

Special Attention for all Becker County Emergency Operations Teams and Community Health Partners: For up-to-date news and information on Transportation (details on construction, road closings, etc), Natural Disasters (details on area flooding, flood efforts, winter and summer storms, etc.) and Health Incidents (information on the latest flu season, health efforts, etc.), please refer to this website.