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200 Bleckley Street

Anderson, SC 29625

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Operating Condition (OPCON) Levels

Level of Readiness Descriptions

Anderson County EMD maintains several levels of operation to describe preparation and response to all hazards. OPCON 3 represents the lowest level of operations and OPCON 1, the highest level.

OPCON 3 - NORMAL DAILY OPERATIONS

Anderson County Emergency Management will plan, train, coordinate and conduct exercises as needed. Incidents are monitored by the county warning point & the emergency management staff.

OPCON 2 - ENHANCED AWARENESS

A disaster or emergency situation is likely to affect the County. Emergency Operations Plans are implemented and the County's Emergency Operations Center may be partially activated as necessary.

OPCON 1 - FULL ALERT

A major disaster or emergency situation is imminent or occurring. The Anderson County Emergency Operations Center is fully activated. County agencies and partners are activated and at the highest response level.