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Dorchester County Emergency Operations Center Will Move to OPCON 4 at 12:00 PM

Post Date:10/09/2018 11:20 AM

The Dorchester County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will move to Operating Condition (OPCON) 4 at 12:00 PM, today, Tuesday, October 9th, closely monitoring Hurricane Michael.

OPCON 4 means the Emergency Management Department (EMD) is closely monitoring the situation and has opened lines of communication with emergency support agencies and all essential EOC personnel are now on stand-by.  

Residents are encouraged to review their hurricane preparedness plan.

Public Safety, Public Works and the Dorchester County Water & Sewer Department are conducting pre-storm evaluations of equipment and systems. Crews are preparing for a possible response to localized flooding and downed trees as a result of tropical storm conditions that are anticipated to impact the area beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, October 10th through Thursday, October 11th.

Residents are also encouraged to follow Dorchester County Government on Facebook and Twitter