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City / County Drill - 21-August-2021



Each jurisdiction will devise a scenario that best serves its local needs. The county EOC plays a supporting and coordinating role, requesting status and receiving reports from each jurisdiction. For ideas and minimum criteria, see the Drill Instructions for ECs


Practice intra-city communications for local data gathering and reporting.
Practice city to county communications for consolidated info exchanged with the county EOC.
Provide opportunities for P3 and N3 Credential Evaluations at County EOC.


Drill Operational Period:  10:00 - 12:00

SCCo EOC Participant Schedule: 

  • 09:00 - Briefing (Be sure to arrive earlier to account for parking, getting into the building, and checking in)
  • 09:30 - Station setup and familiarization
  • 10:00 - 12:00 - Drill Activity
  • 12:00 - 13:00 - Clean-up and Debrief

Local Jurisdiction Schedules:

  • Consult your local ARES/RACES leadership

Nets to be used:

  • Message Net
  • Command Net
  • Packet Network
  • EOC-EOC Net for testing

ICS-205 Communications Plan: Here

  • Santa Clara County EOC sign-ups here
  • City participation sign-ups here (or your city may have it's own sign-up)
P3 and N3


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This page was last updated 18-Aug-2021