State EOC Moves to Level I Activation

The State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) moved to a Level I activation at 8 a.m. today. 

Level I Activation

Full activation in support to complex incidents(s) and / or involving multiple jurisdictions or regions to include multiple operational periods and high complexity. Incidents involve high to significant damage resulting in local / state declarations requiring federal assistance and Stafford Act declarations. Level I Activations will most likely require multiple 24-hour operational periods.
  • OEM Field Manager(s) are in contact with the impacted jurisdiction(s)
  • Full Command and General Staff Sections activated to include Situation Unit, Resource Unit and GIS
  • Full Recovery Section activated (State Recovery Task Force may be activated)
  • All ESF’s activated
  • Other supporting State agency liaisons activated as required
  • All Federal positions activated (FEMA Liaison, Defense Coordinating Officer (DCO), Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer (EPLO)