Press Desk Activated at the City of Orlando Emergency Operations Center
Sunday, September 10, 2017 – ORLANDO, FL – At noon today, the City of Orlando activated the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to a Level 1 “full activation” for Hurricane Irma.
Effective immediately, all press inquiries must be sent directly to the Press Desk at the Emergency Operations Center. Additionally, effective immediately, all press updates and advisories will come from the Press Desk at the Emergency Operations Center.
This desk will be manned every single hour during the City’s EOC activation with the sole responsibility of assisting news media.
The City’s EOC Press Desk contact information is as follows:
Desk Phone: 321-235-5414
Please ensure you add this contact information to your databases to ensure you receive all media updates that are issued.
BE ADVISED – IF YOU CONTACT INDIVIDUAL CITY PRESS STAFF:
During EOC activation, all PIOs will be working together to answer press inquiries from the EOC, because of this if you email or call individual City press contacts (i.e. City Press Secretary, OPD PIOs, OFD PIO), you will not receive a response.
The City of Orlando will also be providing updates through social media. We encourage you to follow the City’s social media accounts for additional information at:
City of Orlando Facebook page: facebook.com/cityoforlando
City of Orlando Spanish Facebook page: Spanish –facebook.com/ciudaddeorlando
City of Orlando Twitter account: @citybeautiful
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