​Simply...Garnett, Kansas

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Shelter is located at the corner of Mary Street and W. Brown Avenue, west/northwest of the fire station.


Storm Shelter Information

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ECKAN Anderson County Community Center

132 E. 5th Avenue, Garnett  785.448.3670

2.  Garnett Storm Shelter

9th Avenue & Oak Street, south of Brummel Farm Service.



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.


ECKAN, Eckan, Anderson County Eckan

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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If you are a City of Garnett utility customer and you experience an interruption of electrical power, or other utility issue (water, gas, sewer, etc.), we ask that you, please, DO NOT call 9-1-1.  During regular working hours, please call Garnett City Hall, (785) 448-5496. If before 8 a.m. or after 5 p.m. on weekdays, or anytime on weekends or holidays, please call the Anderson County Law Enforcement Disptach Office, (785) 448-5428. They will either have knowledge of the outage or they will dispatch utility personnel to take the appropriate action to resolve the issue as quickly as possible.

 Again, please note these telephone numbers so that you have them if you need to call for utility assistance:

     8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Weekdays - (785) 448-5496 - City Hall

     5 p.m. - 8 a.m. Weekdays - (785) 448-5428 - Dispatch

     Weekends and Holidays - (785) 448-5428 - Dispatch


Other Emergency Assistance Resources


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...

Shelter is located south of the fire station at the corner of Second and Spruce Streets.

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

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


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Simply...Garnett, Kansas

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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.

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

1.  First United Methodist

Church, 205 South Oak Street

Garnett, KS  66032



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.

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

HARRIS (Unicorporated)

Emergency food distribution, aka "Harvesters" is held the fourth Thursday of every 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 2:00 p.m.