2.  Shelter located east of Liberty Street on 4th Avenue, across from the small school building.

Emergency food distribution, aka "Harvesters" is held the fourth Thursday of every other month at the Anderson County Fairgrounds (Quonset Hut or Community Building), located in the North Lake Park.  City of Garnett employees help with the food distribution held monthly at 4:00 p.m.

In the event of an emergency that requires immediate assistance from the police, sheriff, the fire department or ambulance, please use your phone and dial 9-1-1. The Anderson County Emergency Communication Center will assist you.

1.  Shelter located southwest of the intersection of Preston Street and K-31 Highway in the park.

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Anderson County Emergency Communication Center, in conjunction with Kansas 911 Coordinating Council, are please to announce the availability of Text-To-911 during an emergency.TEXT-TO-911.

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Shelter information provided by J.D. Mersman, Director of the Office of Emergency Management for Anderson County, 135 E. 5th Avenue, Garnett, KS, 66032, 785.448.6797.

2.  Shelter located just east of Osage Street on 4th Avenue, west of the Community Building. 

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Shelter is located on the north side of 1000 Road, between Scott Avenue and Kauble Avenue

Shelter attached to the northeast corner of fire station located on South Pine Street, between 5th and 6th Streets.

In the event of a storm...

The Anderson County Emergency Management, in coordination with the Garnett Fire Department, released the following storm shelter location information on May 4, 2018:

In the event of a weather warning, the following locations have been established for the public to seek shelter -


If you or a family member is participating in an outdoor Garnett Recreation Program, we encourage you to sign up for Rained Out. Receive text messages about game cancellations and program updates via your cell phone by signing up HERE.

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Why sign-up for CodeRed? This system identifies persons who have signed up for the service who are in the path of a tornado, severe thunderstorm or flooding.  The system uses National Weather Service electronic alerts and delivers warnings to you by telephone. Additionally, evacuation notices, bio-terrorism alerts, boil water notices and missing child reports can also be received through this system.  

Be informed. Sign-up for CodeRed today.

First United Methodist Church

205 South Oak Street

Garnett, KS  66032




The City of Garnett cares about you. While this page is under development, we are sharing some of the resources we have in place to help you. The time to thoroughly read the contents of this page is now so that you can be better prepared.

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Storm Shelter Information

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ECKAN Anderson County Community Center

132 E. 5th Avenue, Garnett  785.448.3670

Emergency Food Assistance Program Distribution

Dial 9-1-1

1.  Shelter located just north of the fire station on Warne Street, between Licoln Avenue and Garrison Avenue.