Video: Presidential Inauguration Planning for Fairfax County

Even though the 57th Presidential Inauguration is located in the District of Columbia, Fairfax County emergency management, public safety and other county government personnel have been meeting and planning since mid-2012 for the event.

In the video below, Roy Shrout, deputy coordinator of the county’s Office of Emergency Management, explains some of the planning as well as how the county’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will be used this weekend.

Activities for the 57th Presidential Inaugural will occur Sunday, Jan. 20, through Monday, Jan. 21, with the Inaugural ceremonies scheduled for Monday, Jan. 21. For more on the inauguration, visit

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