Vashon EOC

This is a private intranet site for the Vashon Emergency Operations Center (EOC). Vashon disaster preparedness volunteers, VIFR and County personnel must register & sign in to access other site features!

For current event information, see the Disaster Resource links to the right. (Click headings to expand the sections.) Scroll down for a compilation of RSS feeds.

For Disaster Preparedness information see VashonBePrepared's or King County's site.

To volunteer, please send an email to:   volunter - at - VashonBePrepared.org

Disaster Resources

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Washington State Seeks To Join In Challenge To Transgender Military Ban

Washington State Seeks To Join In Challenge To Transgender Military Ban

9/25/2017 6:52:53 PM

The state of Washington will petition to join a lawsuit that challenges President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the military, Democratic Governor Jay Inslee announced on Monday. more →

Upcoming closure - SE Fish Hatchery Rd from SE 49th St to 372nd Ave SE

Upcoming closure - SE Fish Hatchery Rd from SE 49th St to 372nd Ave SE

9/25/2017 5:47:37 PM

Upcoming closure - Road repair more →

Restricted - SE David Powell Road (one mile southeast of Preston-Fall City Road)

Restricted - SE David Powell Road (one mile southeast of Preston-Fall City Road)

9/25/2017 2:46:08 PM

Restricted - Roadway repair. Repair work will take place Sept. 6 - Sept. 29. Work requires a one-lane closure and flagging during normal working hours 7am-7pm to complete the project; which will last until approximately 7pm on Sept. 29. http://bit.ly/2gDzDOF more →

High School Shooting Victim Memorialized In Spokane, Beyond

High School Shooting Victim Memorialized In Spokane, Beyond

9/25/2017 9:41:46 AM

The victim of a high school shooting outside Spokane was memorialized over the weekend. At the same time, his friends and neighbors remembered him at a big event that is important to the small community of Freeman, Washington. more →

Airmen to support Hurricane Relief Efforts

Airmen to support Hurricane Relief Efforts

9/25/2017 9:24:27 AM

Guardsmen from the 141st Air Refueling Wing will support response efforts in the aftermath of recent hurricanes more →

Roadkill Salvage Proves Quite Popular In Washington, Coming Soon To Oregon

Roadkill Salvage Proves Quite Popular In Washington, Coming Soon To Oregon

9/22/2017 6:12:45 PM

In 2016, the state of Washington made it legal for people to pick up dead deer and elk on the road and take them home. Roadkill salvage has turned out to be a popular thing to do—and it's coming soon to Oregon. more →

Restricted - NE Woodinville Duvall Road between West Snoqualmie Valley Road NE & NE Old Woodinville-Duvall Road

Restricted - NE Woodinville Duvall Road between West Snoqualmie Valley Road NE & NE Old Woodinville-Duvall Road

9/22/2017 5:40:15 PM

Restricted - Culvert construction. Intermittent lane restrictions between 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. begin Mon., Sept. 25 - not Thur., Sept. 21 as previously reported. Construction expected to finish Fri., Oct. 6. Landscaping & restoration work to be completed in November. more →

Russian Hackers Targeted Washington, Oregon Election Systems In 2016

Russian Hackers Targeted Washington, Oregon Election Systems In 2016

9/22/2017 5:30:08 PM

Russian hackers attempted to penetrate Washington and Oregon’s voter registration systems last year. Top elections officials in both states received that confirmation Friday from the Department of Homeland Security. more →

OEM- Earthquake Home Retrofit Class

OEM- Earthquake Home Retrofit Class

9/22/2017 1:32:36 PM

There is still open space in our Earthquake Home Retrofit class Saturday from 1030am to 1230pm at the Rainier Beach Library. More info at https://goo.gl/rxBNXT more →

Uncertainty, Double-Digit Increases Plague Washington's Individual Health Insurance Market

Uncertainty, Double-Digit Increases Plague Washington's Individual Health Insurance Market

9/21/2017 7:37:00 PM

People who buy individual health insurance in Washington state can expect another round of rate hikes next year. “I’d say double-digit [increases] are almost a certainty,” state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler said in an interview Thursday on TVW’s “Inside Olympia” program . more →

VashonBePrepared + VIFR + King County = Vashon EOC

VashonBePrepared
VashonBePrepared
VashonBePrepared
VashonBePrepared is a federally recognized, educational 501(c)(3) non-profit coalition of disaster preparedness organizations on Vashon -Maury Islands in Washington's Puget Sound region.

As the FEMA designated Citizen Corps Council, VashonBePrepared has a near virtual presence and mainly serves to coordinate our very active partner groups which harness the real volunteer energy around this issue.

VashonBePrepared has a real presence in many people’s lives - and potentially even more in the future.
VIFR  +  King County OEM
VIFR + King County OEM
VIFR + King County OEM
VashonBePrepared has no operational role during disasters.

Instead the Vashon EOC Team reports to Vashon Island Fire & Rescue which in turn works with King County's Office of Emergency Management.


King County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) works with Washington State's Emergency Management Division (EMD) and they with FEMA.
Vashon Emergency Operations Center
Vashon Emergency Operations Center
Vashon Emergency Operations Center
The Vashon Emergency Operations Center serves island residents before and during critical events as desired by Vashon Island Fire and Rescue in collaboration with King County's Office of Emergency Management

With many years of training and activations, we serve as a model organization addressing Vashon's unique geographical and logistical situation.

The Vashon EOC Team is a proud partner of VashonBePrepared - Vashon's innovative disaster preparedness coalition, the island Citizen Corps Council.