April 15, 2015
ONEIDA COUNTY 911 CENTER HOSTING OPEN HOUSE
National Telecommunicator Week celebrated April 12-18
ORISKANY – April 12-18 is designated as National Telecommunicators Week. As such, the Oneida County 911 Center will host an open house on Saturday, April 18 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Nationwide, telecommunicators will be recognized for their role as the first, first responders to emergencies. National Telecommunicators Week is dedicated to the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators and brings celebration, honor and publicity focused on the otherwise unsung hero on the other end of the line.
The entire month of April will serve as 911 education month, focusing on teaching the proper use of 911 for aid in emergency situations and what citizens can expect when they call 911.
The Oneida County 911 Center will be open to the public for tours and information. Representatives from the County Animal Response Team with their trailer, the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office’s new mobile command post, a vehicle to demonstrate interoperable communications and displays with information on 911. Light refreshments will be served.