When to Implement COOP

The NCI-Frederick Emergency Preparedness Plan (EPP) may be activated for emergencies that are local to NCI-Frederick or for regional emergencies that could impact normal operating functions. Examples include:

911
  • Fire
  • Aircraft Crash
  • Disease Outbreaks
  • Natural Disasters, including Severe Weather Events
  • Terrorism Events
  • Power / Water Outages
  • Workplace Violence
  • Special Events (e.g., VIP Visits)

Preparing At Work

  • Locate and review office / building evacuation plans
  • Establish and maintain office / department-wide contact lists for use in emergency events
  • Regularly back-up critical work files in case your computer is compromised or destroyed during the emergency

Preparing At Home

  • Establish a family emergency preparedness plan that outlines what to do and how to communicate during an emergency
  • Stock supplies to sustain your family for a minimum of three days
  • If you commute to work, establish family meeting locations in the event the emergency impacts local transportation routes

Contact Information

Employee Hotline for Emergency Updates
301-846-1444

Occupational Health Services
301-846-1096

Inclement Weather Information

301-619-7611 (or) 1-800-256-7621
Hearing Impaired: 301-619-2293