COVID-19 Press Release March 18, 2020
City of Del Rio FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 18, 2020
Contact: Public Relations Manager Anita Pruneda
Phone: 830-775-0325 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER ACTIVATES TO LEVEL 2
Del Rio, Texas – The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has activated to a Level 2
as of March 18, 2020. A level 2 activation means that the EOC has regular briefings,
comprehensive agency coordination, resource and protocol development, partial
staffing during specific hours, limited call center and various other components
activated. At a level 2, all community efforts are processed through the center in
order to ensure all messaging, planning efforts, protocols and response activities are
being conduction in coordination with other involved agencies.
The EOC has activated a Community Hotline for any questions, concerns or
requests. The Hotline is 830-775-2313. Questions may also be submitted via email
at email@example.com. Currently, the EOC Level 2 Operations
Hours are scheduled from Monday-Friday 8am-5pm with additional hours as needed,
until further notice.
The Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) is committed to updating the local
community with current information as it is received. As of the date and distribution of
this release, the City of Del Rio/Val Verde County has not had any cases of confirmed
As a reminder, the EOC has 4 activation levels:
LEVEL 4: Lowest level and normal conditions.
LEVEL 3: Increased monitoring and coordination.
LEVEL 2: Comprehensive agency coordination, regular briefings, resource and
protocol development, partial staffing during specific hours, limited call center and
various other components activated (current level).
For more information contact the Emergency Operations Center at 830-768-1286
LEVEL 1: Highest level of activity. All agencies, all components, and up to 24/7-hour
staffing to manage planning, response and recovery efforts.
Additional changes in the level of activation at the City of Del Rio and Val Verde
County EOC will be shared with the public as any changes take place.
For more information on the LEPC/EOC, please contact the City of Del Rio
Emergency Operations Manager, John Sheedy, at 830-768-1286.