Situation Center (Joint Information System)
Franklin County Government's Joint Information System includes the processes, procedures and systems for communicating timely, accurate and accessible information on an emergency or disaster incident with respect to the cause, size and current situation. It also includes communicating matters of general interest to the public, responders and additional stakeholders. Various forms of communication will be utilized to reach those populations whose members may have additional needs in functional areas. This may include but is not limited to individuals in need of: maintaining independence, communication, transportation, supervision and medical care. Individuals in need of additional response assistance may include those who have disabilities; who live in institutionalized settings; who are elderly; who are children, who are from diverse cultures; who have limited English proficiency or are non-English speaking; or who are transportation disadvantaged.