COVID-19 Vaccinations

The County’s Incident Management Team (IMT) has been assigned by our Public Health Official, Dr. Penny Borenstein to manage the delivery of what is estimated to be some 150,000 vaccinations to the SLO County Residents. Following Federal Guidelines the IMT has worked diligently the last couple of weeks to develop a plan, which Dr. Borenstein … Read more

Fire Watches This Week – Be Prepared!

Just when you thought you could relax a little.  That warm breeze may not be so welcome.  National Weather Service email below.  As you review your preparations for wind, power outages, and fire, have you upgraded your Go-Bag to cover the Pandemic Hazard? Extra facemasks Hand sanitizer Soap Extra Thermometer COVID Symptoms and Warning signs. I’ve … Read more

COVID-19 Warning Signs (from CDC)

COVID-19 Symptoms and Warning Signs: SYMPTOMS may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19: Fever or chills Cough Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing Fatigue Muscle or body aches Headache New loss of taste or smell Sore throat Congestion or runny nose Nausea or vomiting Diarrhea Emergency Signs … Read more

Free Chipping for Cambria Residents!

Reduce your fire risk by reducing combustible vegetation around your property. Be Ready for Chippers by Friday, 3 July 2020 Sign up now for free chipping during the Summer Fire Safe Community Cleanup and Chipping Event. Please position your materials for chipping by, Friday, 3 July 2020. The SLO County Fire Safe Council contracted crews, … Read more

Annual Meeting 2020 Presents Impressive List of Accomplishments

Last night’s Annual Meeting was attended by its 3 board members (Sheriff Ian Parkinson, Cal Fire Unit Chief Scotty Jalbert, Cal OES Chief Rob Lewis), its officers, several dignitaries and members of our community. Most impressive was the list of accomplishments the relatively new SLO Regional CERT program presented.  At last year’s Annual Meeting, they … Read more

Annual Meeting 2020 Announced

The San Luis Obispo Regional CERT has announced the date and location for its annual meeting. March 2nd, 2020 6:00 to 7:30 pm Sheriff’s Honor Farm Every year, the Regional CERT invites anyone interested in local disaster preparedness to come find out what is happening within the entire San Luis Obispo County.  Last year, they … Read more

FEMA Releases Updated CERT Training Materials

The basic Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training program has been updated with a revised Disaster Medical Operations section, an updated Terrorism and CERT section and new hazard-specific annexes. CERT requirements are managed at the local level, and there is no national requirement to retake the training. FEMA encourages all CERT members to review the … Read more