Wildfire Preparations

When a wildfire strikes, do not wait for an evacuation order—it could be too late. Evacuate early when you see or smell a fire. Prepare you and your family with a 5-minute plan that maps out the evacuation routes from your home, where to go if you can’t come home, and having ready an emergency … Read more

Remember To Stay Alert

Stay alert.  California’s continued heat and drought conditions means wildfire risks are high.  Did you know the 5 years were the most destructive wildfire seasons in California history. This is a reminder that wildfires can happen at anytime. Stay prepared, be ready to evacuate early, and make sure you have a 5-minute plan to get … Read more

2022 Online Train-the-Trainer Courses

FEMA has announced their K0428 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Train-the-Trainer Virtual Deliveries for 2022.  Please see the attached flyer for more info. There are 7 deliveries scheduled: January 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20 (12-4pm eastern daily) February 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17 (1-5pm eastern daily) March 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10 … Read more

CERT Members Qualify For Vaccine Now

Yesterday, March 10th, the San Luis Obispo County has opened up vaccines to Emergency Services Workers within the county and this includes CERT members (regardless of age). To get your vaccine, register at recoverslo.org You will need to bring two forms of ID (Driver’s License and your CERT ID) See this County Press Release for … Read more

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