Support to Simcoe County EOC
Enhanced Emergency Operations Centre
The Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) is the facility where the Emergency Community Control Group assembles to manage an emergency situation.
The EOC's primary concern is to maintain essential services while experiencing potential workforce shortages as a result of emergency conditions. Detailed operating procedures have been developed for the EOC including, but not limited to:
¥ Room set-up
¥ Operating procedures for normal business hours
¥ Control of access to the EOC and other security provisions
¥ Public health emergency screening and infection control
¥ Protocol for notifying assisting organizations and individuals
¥ Alternate back-up procedures
Simcoe County Ham Radio Emergency Communications
The HAM Radio Emergency Communications Project ensures that during a County of Simcoe emergency, HAM radio communication will be available if required. Generally, HAM Radio emergency communication would be called upon when other primary and secondary telecommunications methods are inoperable (e.g. land-line telephony, cellular telephony, Internet). In order for the HAM radio emergency communications to be effective, there must be appropriate equipment available, as well as, trained and licensed HAM Radio operators.