Emergency Preparedness

Living on "the mountain" is a great experience but requires a little planning ahead for cases of emergencies. Here are some links and telephone numbers to get you started:

General Disaster Preparedness information

Guides to Emergency Preparedness

  • The San Mateo Health Department's Pocket Guide to Emergency Preparedness can be downloaded here: www.smhealth.org
  • The U.S. Geological Survey earthquake handbook Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country can be seen here: pubs.usgs.gov
  • A lot of earthquake related info can be found here: earthquake.usgs.gov

Emergency Telephone Numbers

Fire, Police and Medical Emergencies 911
San Mateo County Sheriff 650 363 4911
San Mateo County Fire 650 345 1611
San Mateo County Emergency Medical Service (Ambulance) 650 364 1313
PG&E to report a power outage or to get power outage status info 800 743 5002