The City of Baldwin Park, Office of Emergency Services is supervised by an emergency services coordinator who is responsible for directing the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), coordinating the City's response to any type of emergency, community education, public information, and training of city personnel.
The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is where centralized emergency management can be performed during an emergency or catastrophic event. City personnel and partnered agencies train on how to respond to disasters, and support field emergency personnel "first responders," in their efforts to saves lives, property, and the environment.
During an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) activation, department managers, and city personnel come together to make emergency decisions such as:
- Assist with the recovery process
- Develop policies and procedures
- Expedite the purchase and procurement of much-needed resources
- Manage and coordinate operations
- Provide emergency information to the community
- Provide resources
- Receive and disseminate information from emergency personnel in the field
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Emergency Preparedness & Response
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Emergency Preparedness and Response website is the CDC’s primary source of information and resources for preparing for and responding to public health emergencies. This site continues to keep the public informed about public health emergencies and provides the information needed to protect and save lives.