EOC Activation Levels

EOC Activation Levels

State Emergency Operations Center Activation Levels

The State Emergency Operations Center, located in Tallahassee, serves as the central clearinghouse for disaster-related information, and requests for deployment of assistance. 

Level 1 - Full Scale Activation of State Emergency Response Team


Level 1 - Full Scale Activation of State Emergency Response Team -
In a full scale activation, all primary and support agencies under the state plan are notified. The State Emergency Operations Center will be staffed by Division of Emergency Management personnel and all  Emergency Support Functions.

Level 2 - Partial Activation of State Emergency Response Team
Level 2 - Activation of State Emergency Response Team -
This is an agency activation that may not require activation of every section, branch or Emergency Support Functions. All primary, or lead, Emergency Support Functions are notified. The State Emergency Operations Center will be staffed by Division of Emergency Management personnel and necessary Emergency Support Functions
Level 3 - Monitoring Activation
Level 3 - Monitoring Activation -
Level 3 is typically a "monitoring" phase. Notification will be made to those state agencies and Emergency Support Functions who would need to take action as part of their everyday responsibilities. The State emergency operation Center will be staffed with State Warning Point Communicators and Division of Emergency Management staff.
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