GOV. MALLOY TO PARTIALLY ACTIVATE THE STATE EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER AT 8AM SATURDAY
Holds Next Media Briefing at 2PM
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy will partially activate the state’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Saturday at 8:00 a.m. to coordinate the state’s response in advance of Hurricane Sandy. Based on the current forecast, it is anticipated that the state EOC will go to full activation on Sunday at 8:00 a.m.
“Now is the time to prepare,” said Governor Malloy. “Although the exact track of the storm is still uncertain, we are preparing for this storm to have a significant impact on the state and the public should do the same.”
The state has launched a website dedicated to keeping state residents up-to-date on all pertinent information on Hurricane Sandy, which can be accessed at www.ct.gov/sandy
At 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, Governor Malloy will hold a statewide conference call with municipal leaders, which will be followed by a media briefing with updates on Hurricane Sandy and Connecticut’s preparedness and response at 2:00 p.m. from the state EOC.
WHO: Governor Malloy
WHAT: Media update on Hurricane Sandy
WHEN: Saturday, October 27, 2012; 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: State Emergency Operations Center, William A. O’Neill State Armory; 360 Broad Street, Hartford
**Security note: All media must enter the State Armory through the front door and will be escorted into the EOC.
For Immediate Release: October 26, 2012