Emergency Preparedness

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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

Other Helpful Links

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

Living with Fire in San Mateo County

A Guide for the Homeowner

Wildfire Awareness Webinars

(1)  Wildfire Awareness Webinar: “Home Hardening & Defensible Space”

(2)  Wildfire Awareness Webinar: “Ready, Set, Go” & “Zonehaven”

(3)  Wildfire Awareness Webinar: “CZU Lightening Complex Fire: Lessons Learned”

Emergency Telephone Numbers

Fire, Police and Medical Emergencies911
San Mateo County Sheriff650 363 4911
San Mateo County Fire650 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 info800 743 5002