COVID-19 Response

Ketchikan Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Overview



The Ketchikan EOC has been activated to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in Ketchikan under the National Incident Management System (NIMS) for managing emergency response activities.  The EOC operates under the Incident Command System (ICS) and includes a coordinated multi-agency response with members from local municipal governments, health care providers, and other local, state and federal agencies.

The EOC meetings are held virtually during the COVID-19 emergency.  A weekly Situation Report is published by the EOC, as well as a weekly media release and additional releases as emerging needs arise.  EOC media releases and situation reports are provided in the table below. Additional EOC records are available to the public upon request.


  1. Media Releases
  2. KTN EOC Situation Reports
  3. Community Notices & Services
  4. Business and Economic Recovery
  5. COVID-19 Resources