Bad information and false reports can create a hazard for community members and first responders. Please be sure you stay informed and only share vetted information from trusted sources.
Be vigilant and monitor local media to stay informed of current situations. If power is out, utilize a battery powered radio and plug in an older style phone that does not require power. Communicate with neighbors to help stay informed. Check in on your five Emergency Allies to ensure they are ready.
211 is a free service that connects Nevada County residents with critical non-emergency information before, during, and after a disaster. Before disaster strikes, dial 211 or 1-844-319-4119 to learn about preparedness resources andenroll in the Code Red emergency alert system. During a disaster, call 211 for information on evacuations, shelters, road closures, and more. Trained specialists provide up-to-date official information directly from the Emergency Operations Center.
After a disaster, call 211 to connect to resources such as food, shelter, clothing, and recovery programs.
Learn more at 211CONNECTINGPOINT.ORG.
To receive non-emergency news updates via text or email, sign up here and select "Office of Emergency Services" from the menu.
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