Recovery information for LA County residents affected by the Tick Fire, including information about a Local Assistance Center is available here.
Ready Los Angeles CountyFollow40,59310,719
Official account of the Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management for disaster & preparedness information. Please note change @LACOOEM to @ReadyLACounty
#Earthquakes can cause property damage and injuries, but you can take steps to make your home safer. Secure heavy furniture and any items that can fall and cause injuries during an earthquake.
Learn more earthquake safety tips here: https://t.co/HikfpD2sNL
#LACountyDisasterFact: Neighbors help neighbors during disasters/emergencies. Learn how to partner up with neighbors to make a plan by downloading @CountyofLA‘s 5 Step Neighborhood Action Kit.
#ReadyLACountyPreparenessTip: Prepare now for future disasters.
- Locate emergency exits at home, work, etc.
- Choose an out-of-state contact
- Build a supply kit
- Know the emergency plans of your children’s school(s)
- Teach your children your family’s emergency plans
Want to learn how to help yourself and your neighbors get organized and ready for action during emergencies? Download the FREE @CountyofLA‘s 5-Step Neighborhood Action Kit!
This #ValentinesDay, give your loved ones the gift of emergency preparedness.
Top 3 gift ideas:
1. Free Emergency Survival Guide
2. First Aid kit
3. Disaster supply kit
#ReadyLACountyPreparednessTip: Small animals like dogs & cats are a part of the family, which means they also need to be prepared for emergencies. Make sure you have essential supplies for your furry family members in an accessible place.
Did you know?
There are local emergency notification systems in your community. Click the link below to find and sign up for emergency alert systems in your area.
#ReadyLACountyPreparednessTip: Practice #LAQuake safety. Create an emergency plan:
-Keep shoes & flashlight by beds
-Take First Aid & CPR courses
-Know how & when to shut off utilities
-Choose a safe meeting place
-Choose out-of-state contact
-Practice your plan
Los Angeles County residents and business owners, including people with disabilities and others with access and functional needs may call 211 LA County for emergency preparedness information and other referral services. The toll-free 2-1-1 number is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 211 LA County services can also be accessed online by visiting www.211la.org.