The County has established Emergency Monitoring Status Indicators to identify specific phases of an emergency event and the actions or monitoring that the Community Control Group and County staff will undertake during each phase.
County of Simcoe Emergency Monitoring Status Indicators
County Status ROUTINE (Green) - Declaration of Routine conditions means that the Corporation is operating under normal conditions. Under these conditions the County maintains ongoing surveillance for abnormal events.
County Status ENHANCED (Yellow) - Declaration of Enhanced conditions means that an abnormal event, potential or actual emergency has been detected or is in development. Under these conditions the County enhances its surveillance and monitoring activities and takes appropriate related actions.
County Status EMERGENCY (Red)
- Declaration of Emergency conditions means that the County and/or two or more of its member municipalities is in an emergency response mode. Under these conditions the County implements its Emergency Response Plan and activates its Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in order to coordinate the appropriate response activities.
County Status RECOVERY (Grey) - Declaration of Recovery conditions means that the County is working to ensure a smooth transition from Enhanced or Emergency Conditions to Routine Conditions.