Emergency Operations Center Open House July 17
July 13, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kate Hale, Director of Emergency Management
Phone: (757) 564-2141
Ever wonder what goes on at James City County’s Emergency Operations Center in a hurricane or other emergency? When you call 9-1-1 for help how do police, fire and emergency medical services roll to your aid so quickly? Come to the Toano Government Center, 3127 Forge Road in Toano, Saturday, July 17 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., to learn about James City County’s emergency services – and more.
JCC Satellite Services/DMV and Virginia Extension Services, along with Radio Amateurs Active in Emergency Services (ham radio operators), the Virginia Department of Emergency Management and their Mobile Command Center, the Virginia Department of Health, the Medical Reserve Corps and James City County CERT (Community Emergency Response Teams) will also be there to give you a first-hand opportunity to learn more about the people and systems working 24/7 to keep our community safe.
Join us on Saturday, July 17 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. for an experience that will leave you and your family better prepared to be safe and resilient when emergencies happen or disaster strikes.
For more information contact Kate Hale at 564-2141 or Caroline O’Brien at 564-2142.