Levels of EOC Activations

Normal day-to-day business activities.
Normal Business day, OEM staff present with access to Emergency Operations Center (EOC).
Partial activation of the EOC, only the EOC functions requested will report to the EOC.
Watching impending weather event. Conference calls occurring with OEM staff, and/or City agencies and also with Anne Arundel County OEM and the Maryland Emergency Management Agency. 
Short-term response to an incident/disaster or pre-planned special events. Limited City Department activation.
Full Full activation of the EOC. All City department functions report to the EOC.
Large-scale crisis event. Significant impact on the City. All departments assisting with response and recovery will be long term.