Emergency Operations Center

Emergency Operations Center

The Jefferson County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) provides multi agency coordination in support of large-scale emergencies affecting Jefferson County. The EOC is staffed with a wide variety of experts who provide assistance through the following functions:

Resource Support

Identify, acquire, prioritize and allocate needed and anticipated support resources.

Developing & Maintaining Situational Awareness 

Information from various sources must be displayed and shared with the appropriate audiences to promote increased understanding and awareness of the current situation.

Emergency Support Function Coordination

The EOC provides coordination and management for Emergency Support Functions activated in support of the incident. Some examples include public information, law enforcement, public health, mass care, utilities, and many more.

Manage Information

The EOC has processes in place to collect, analyze, and preserve information.

Policy Coordination

Policy directives from County leadership are reflected within the EOC’s operations.