“The Emergency Operation Center (EOC) is activated” is a phrase commonly heard during emergencies, but not necessarily understood. To many outside the public safety community, the concept of an EOC and what it means when it’s activated may be unfamiliar. To truly understand the purpose and function of an EOC, it’s helpful to start with a cursory knowledge of how emergency management works.Read Article about Getting to Know Your Emergency Operations Center
Cuyahoga County’s innovative talent development service, SkillUp, is helping local non-profit ZENworks Yoga make a larger impact at high-need and underserved schools in the Cleveland area.Read Article about SkillUp Service
On Friday, October 27, Congresswoman Marcia Fudge’s office contacted the Cuyahoga County Division of Senior and Adult Services (DSAS), regarding a group of seniors and adults with disabilities who were at risk of being evicted from a large apartment complex in East Cleveland, Ohio. Our DSAS team jumped into action that same day...Read Article about DSAS Team Quickly and Effectively Responds to East Cleveland Seniors in Crisis
Fall is my favorite time of year. The changing leaves and seasonal foods signal the start of the holiday season. Despite the hectic pace, I look forward to spending the holidays with my family. Unfortunately, many children in the permanent custody of the Division of Children and Family Services do not have a forever family to enjoy the holidays with.Read Article about We Never Outgrow the Need for Family
October has proven to be a busy month for the Global Center for Health Innovation (Global Center). Within a week, not one, but two major announcements were made to help improve the strategic direction of the Global Center.Read Article about New Partnerships for the Global Center for Health Innovation
ReadyCertify is a voluntary standards-based emergency management accreditation program that allows both municipalities and organizations to examine and improve their emergency management programs and capabilities.Read Article about Is your city ‘ReadyCertified’?