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Santa Cruz County Office of Emergency Services

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General Agency Information
Name:Santa Cruz County Office of Emergency Services
Alternate Name(s):County of Santa Cruz Office of Emergency Services
Address:495 Upper Park Road
Santa Cruz, CA  95065
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-458-7150
Fax Number:831-458-7139
 Use California Relay: Yes
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday, 8am-12 and 1-5pm
Description:The Office of Emergency Services is a division of General Services and is responsible for emergency planning and preparation for Santa Cruz County. The County Office of Emergency Services assesses major emergency threats to our community such as wild-land fires, floods, earthquakes, tsunami and civil disturbances. All of these planning activities require coordinated efforts with our emergency partners in order to logistically and efficiently allocate the necessary resources and obtain other support services to safeguard lives and property.
Programs:Santa Cruz Regional 9-1-1 is a Joint Powers Authority (JPA) providing public safety and 911 dispatch services for the County of Santa Cruz, and the cities of Santa Cruz, Watsonville, and Capitola. (see website for more info)

24-Hour Information on Electric Outages 1(800) 743-5002


Emergency Preparedness Guide

Santa Cruz County Contrail Web 24/7
Rainfall Visualization & Decision Support

Radiation Information Links

Citizen Guidance on the Homeland Security Advisory System

Santa Cruz County 911 Fee Senior Exemption Form

Emergency Sandbag Pick-Up Locations

Local Hazard Mitigation Program

National Weather Service Forecast

PG&E Emergency Preparedness Information

Preparing for a Power Outage at Home

NOAA Weather Radio Transmitter Outage Reporting Information

Current USGS Earthquake Information

United Way 211 Info

Current Santa Cruz County Road Closures
Publications:El Niño
El Niño Preparedness
Emergency Medical Services in Santa Cruz County
Emergency Survival Guide
Información de Tsunami
Tsunami Information and Resources
Volunteer Info:Volunteer personnel provide emergency preparedness education for area residents, schools and businesses.
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility:Public Service
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Santa Cruz
Funding Source:County Government
Subject Headings
 County Offices of Emergency Services
Disaster Preparedness
Disaster Preparedness Partnerships
Disaster Relief Services
Disaster Relief/Recovery Organizations
Disaster Services
Earthquake Preparedness Information
Emergency Preparedness and Response Training
Flood Advisories
Flood Preparedness Information
Government Agencies
Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups
Public Awareness/Education
Tsunami Preparedness Information
Volunteer Opportunities
This record last modified February 3, 2015

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