ONLINE Course: Be Ready: Be Prepared for Disasters! - Los Gatos

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ONLINE Course: Be Ready: Be Prepared!

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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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