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FEMA Releases Business Emergency Operations Center Quick Start Guidance as America is Opening Up Again

FEMA Releases Business Emergency Operations Center Quick Start Guidance as America is Opening Up Again

Engagement and integration of businesses and other organizations is critical as communities work to implement reopening plans aligned to the President’s Guidelines for Opening Up America Again and informed by available Community Mitigation Guidance and guidance for businesses and workplaces. The “Business Emergency Operations Center (BEOC) Quick Start Guidance” provides states, locals, tribes and territories with foundational concepts for establishing a Business Emergency Operations Center (BEOC) to support their response and recovery operations for COVID-19.

Establishing a BEOC provides a jurisdiction a consistent integration point for private and public coordination for sustained response and recovery operations throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, with no requirement for physical contact. To view the “Business Emergency Operations Center Quick Start Guidance”, visit http://www.fema.gov/plan.