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Los Altos Hills Town Hall

26379 Fremont Road

Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

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Be Ready: Be Prepared for Disasters!

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NOTE: For this in-person class, attendees will need to remain socially distant (6 feet apart) and wear a face mask. Attendees may have their temperature taken prior to class and must adhere to all Santa Clara County COVID protocols for indoor events. For other class dates which provide an online experience, please go to www.sccfd.eventbrite.com.

When a disaster strikes it may be several days before emergency services arrive in your neighborhood.

Be Ready: Be Prepared!

Learn about bay area disaster risks, how to make a plan and prepare for a disaster, and how to stay informed during and after the disaster. Learn about important communication systems and how to communicate with your support network during and after a disaster.

Participants will learn:

Bay Area Risks & Emergency Procedures

  • Disaster risks within the SF Bay Area
  • Emergencies procedures on how to respond
  • Impacts on infrastructure & communities

Make A Plan

  • Develop a Communication Plan & Support Network
  • Evacuation planning
  • Pet preparedness
  • ReadySCC application
  • Home inventory
  • L.I.F.E. File

Get A Kit

  • Disaster supply kit for the home
  • “Go Kit” and vehicle supply kit

Stay Informed

  • Register to receive emergency alerts (AlertSCC)
  • How to access information during and after a disaster

Calling 9-1-1 in an Emergency

  • Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) aka Dispatch Centers
  • Understand phone technology differences when calling 9-1-1
  • Text to 9-1-1: Call if you can. Text if you can’t.

PG&E’s Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS)

  • Prepare for a possible PSPS
  • Medical Baseline Program

This training class is open to individuals who live or work within the communities served by Santa Clara County Fire Department: Campbell, Cupertino, Los Gatos, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Monte Sereno, Saratoga and the unincorporated surrounding areas.

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Los Altos Hills Town Hall

26379 Fremont Road

Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

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Established in 1947, the Santa Clara County Fire Department provides fire services for Santa Clara County, California (light green in the map below) and the communities of Campbell, Cupertino, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, and Saratoga. The department also provides protection for the unincorporated areas adjacent to those cities. The department's area of coverage is shown in dark green in the map below.

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Wrapping in an approximately 20 mile arc around the southern end of "Silicon Valley", the Santa Clara County Fire Department has grown to include 15 fire stations, an administrative headquarters, a maintenance facility, five other support facilities, 19 pieces of apparatus and 3 command vehicles, to cover 128.3 square miles (267 square km) and a population of over 226,700.

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