Emergency Coordination Center
The Salt Lake County Emergency Operations Center is activated and manned during any event—from small-scale to large-scale occurrences—to disasters both natural and man-made that can or have exceeded the resources of any particular jurisdiction. Currently, the Salt Lake County EOC assists and obtains resources for the 17 jurisdictions that are located within the Salt Lake Valley. Through the activation of 15 Emergency Support Functions (ESFs) that are filled by employees from a multitude of backgrounds and holding authority throughout Salt Lake County to fill and order additional support for the operations occurring in the field until the time that the affected jurisdiction can return to their normal operations and functions. The Emergency Management Bureau is committed to keeping the public safe through community outreach, dissemination of important public information, training of staff and the creation of a more resilient community through mitigation, preparation, response and recovery. The EOC has been activated for several events such as Child Abduction Response Team (CART) Deployments, Wildland fires such as the Rosecrest and Machine Gun Fires, Flooding, Hurricanes and many other events.
Emergency Coordination Center Website: http://www.slcoem.org