Coordination of Large Scale Emergency Incidents

County Office of Emergency Services is the lead County agency responsible for coordinating the response to large scale emergency incidents. Among the planning and incident management actions of OES are:

  • Manage the County's Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
  • Coordinate centralized press releases
  • Liaison with state, federal, and local agencies
  • Manage post-disaster recovery
  • Convene the Board of Supervisors for special sessions
  • Track costs and damages
  • Coordinate residential/commercial evacuation planning
  • Coordinate responses by County departments
  • Coordinate the operation of the Multi-Agency Coordinating (MAC) Group