Emergency Operating Conditions (OPCON Levels)

York County Office of Emergency Management levels of operation during preparation and response to disasters.  OPCON 5 is the lowest level and OPCON 1 is the highest level.

5

Normal operations include regular training, exercises, and preparedness activities.  The County Emergency Operations Center is not activated.


4There is the possibility of an emergency or disaster situation occurring.  The County Emergency Operations Center may be partially or fully activated depending on the status of the threat.


3

A disaster or emergency situation is likely.  The York County Emergency Operations Center and Emergency Operations Plan may be partially or fully activated. 


2A disaster or emergency situation is imminent.  The York County Emergency Operations Center and Emergency Operations Plan is fully activated.


1A major disaster or emergency situation is ongoing.  The York County Emergency Operations Center is fully activated and the County is in its highest response level.