Recovery Resources-  More Coming Soon

Emergency Management Offices

Crawford County: (608) 326-0266

Vernon County: (608) 637-5266

La Crosse County: (608) 789-4811

Monroe County: (608) 269-8711

Other Emergency Response Resources

Emergency Operation Center  637-5209 or

EOC Damage Assessment (608)637-5294

Disaster Relief- Linda Nederlo  637-5292

Vernon County Human Services 637-5210

Help Line: Call the Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990 to speak to a counselor trained in crisis support services.

Diane McGinnis, Resource Development 608-637-5379
This person coordinates grant monies for disaster relief

WI Dept. of Health Services Flood Hazards and Recovery

WI Emergency Management


Vernon County Sherriff Dept. 637-2123

CV Police Dept. 452-3884

Organizations and Individuals organizing relief

Coulee CAP La Crosse, WI - Low-and moderate-income households in Monroe and La Crosse Counties may be eligible to receive money for home repairs related to the August 2018 floods.

Monroe County Red Cross  608-513-7098

Catholic Charities

(608) 519-8038  or (888)212-4357

Pastor Daines is raising funds for dumpster rental & emergency needs 634-3473

Appliance Removal:  Tabitha M Gnewikow 608-633-6440



reporting damage

Take as many photos and contact your insurance ASAP.

Keep receipts for all flood recovery-related expenses

Report all damage to Emergency Operation Center Damage Assessment (608)637-5294 or

Great Rivers 2-1-1

Free, confidential community information and referrals, and a crisis hotline 24 hours/day. Dial 211 or (800) 362-8255 to talk to an information and referral specialist. They can also help with Damage report and will pass it along Emergency management office

Christina Dollhausen, Economic Development Coordinator Vernon County, WI 608-606-6552

Condemning a House:

You need to have your county send a building inspector and the health department to look at your house. Here are the phone numbers for Emergency Management Departments to call and make the request:

Richland County - 608-647-8187
Vernon County - 608-637-5290
Sauk County - 608-355-3200
Monroe County - 608-269-8711
Crawford County - 608-326-0266
Juneau County - 608-847-9393
La Crosse County - 608-789-4811

Flood Recovery knowledge and resurces

EPA Fact Sheet on Flood Recovery

Free Flood Water Test Kits

Well should be chlorinated before testing. Instructions for chlorination and taking the sample are included with the bottle.

Test kits available at the Vernon County Health Department at 318 Fairlane Drive in Viroqua.

Any questions please call at (608)-637-5251

FEMA Mold Prevention

Water Testing at Leuther Labs, Cty M near Coon Valley