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Welcome to the READYColorado web page where you will find the most recent news stories, videos, photos, information and content distributed by the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Office of Preparedness.

While this limited forum allows for comments and postings, DHSEM imposes limits on comments and postings. DHSEM intends this site to be family friendly, so please make your comments and posts consistent with that standard.  In addition to keeping it family friendly, we ask that you follow our posting guidelines here.  If you don't comply, your message will be removed. We do not allow comments that we judge to be obscene, abusive, hateful, defamatory or which invade or violate the privacy rights of others; 

  • You should continue the theme of the blog/posting and remain “on topic.”
  • We do not allow promotional postings, solicitations, links or advertisements.  This includes promotion or endorsement of any financial commercial, or nonprofit nongovernmental entity or agency.
  • We do not allow comments that promote violence or the violation of any federal, state, or local law, regulation or ordinance;
  • We do not allow the posting of any link or application that would damage or harm anyone’s computer or software;
  • We urge all comments, post and photos to be original opinions of the poster and we do not allow comments that violate copyrights or registered trademarks or are unrelated to the topic of a discussion.

You participate at your own risk, taking personal responsibility for your posts and all items shared, your username and any information provided. Also, the appearance of external links on this site does not constitute endorsement on behalf of  DHSEM.

Contact Micki Trost, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Public Information Officer, at micki.trost@state.co.us with any questions.

Privacy Statement

The READYColorado.com site follows the same Privacy Statement as all other State of Colorado websites.  To view the Privacy Statement go to:  http://www.colorado.gov/policies/privacy-statement.html