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FIRE DEPARTMENT/DISTRICT - NCCFD

NEVADA COUNTY CONSOLIDATED FIRE DISTRICT #4661279


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  • 640 Coyote Street
    Nevada City, Nevada

The Nevada County Consolidated Fire District provides fire suppression and emergency medical response services. Special operations include swift water rescue and large animal rescue. Additional programs include fire inspection and prevention services, public education programs, and participation in community projects. 
CODE RED - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #40415652


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  • 950 Maidu Avenue, Suite 130
    Nevada City, Nevada

Code RED offers notifications to county residents from the Nevada County Office of Emergency Services in case of emergencies or other critical community situations requiring alerts. Alerts may be received by means of text, email, landline, cell phone, and TTY. CodeRED is a product of the company called OnSolve. See below for info specific to the Truckee area.

Sign Up for Alerts
Online form allows users to enter their contact information and preferred communications methods.Assistance Signing Up for Alerts
211 Connecting Point does sign-ups for the County of Nevada's Office of Emergency Services (OES) Code RED alert system. All Nevada County residents are encouraged to sign up. Connecting Point does Code Red sign-ups for UNMANAGED accoun… [read more]
COOLING CENTERS - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #69590178


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  • Eric Rood Administrative Center
    Nevada City, Nevada

September 2022
The National Weather Service Sacramento has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for portions of Nevada County beginning Saturday morning  9/3/22 through Tuesday evening 9/6/22. Higher temperatures can be dangerous for all people, especially the very young, senior citizens, pregnant women, and those with chronic medical conditions. Nevada County's Office of Emergency Services partners with Nevada County Public Health to review our plans for Excessive Heat Emergencies during high-heat events.
 
Nevada County's Department of Social Services is activating Cooling Centers for residents due to extreme daytime temperatures and minimal overnight recovery.
 
Beat the Heat at Cooling Centers this Weekend
 
Residents can beat the heat in cool public places, like your local Nevada County Library branch, grocery stores, or movie theaters. 
  • Thu 9/1 and Fri 9/2 - Grass Valley Library and Madelyn Helling Library (Nevada City) are open until 6:00 p.m., and the Penn Valle…
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DASHBOARD-READY NEVADA COUNTY - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #69675906


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  • 950 Maidu Avenue Suite 130
    Nevada City, Nevada

The Ready Nevada County Dashboard provides almost real-time information during disaters on the tab called "Wildfire & Evacuation Incident Dashboard."

Computer/Laptop: mynevadacounty.com/dashboardreadynevadacounty.com/dashboard
Smart Phone: mynevadacounty.com/mobiledashboard

VIDEO TUTORIAL OF DASHBOARD FEATURES: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AICY4C89qQ0&feature=youtu.be

NOTE: In the event of evacuations, people must follow instructions from law enforcement on the scene.  After evacuation orders are lifted, even if the dashboard shows roads are open, there may be law enforcement on the scene not allowing people back in because of remaining safety issues of which they are aware.
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION FOR HOME & FAMILY - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #10456348


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  • Eric Rood Administrative Center
    Nevada City, Nevada

In the event of disaster, the Ready Nevada County dashboard will display real time data.
READY NEVADA COUNTY DASHBOARD
 - https://nevcounty.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=dfae8e3b36e3455bbf9dcc865349e72e

The Nevada County Office of Emergency Services (OES) is responsible for coordinating with County departments, municipalities, key stakeholders, and special districts to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from all disasters.

Ready Nevada County is an effort coordinated by OES to raise awareness and mobilize the community to prevent and prepare for wildfire.

2022 READY, SET, GO! Handbook - English
https://www.nevadacountyca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/44617/2022-Ready-Nevada-County-Handbook-PDF
Includes info about evacuation planning and checklists.

Spanish Handbook - 2021 ¡PREPARADOS, LISTOS, A EVACUAR! Manual
As of 7/22/22 the 2022 edition of the Spanish READY, SET, GO! Handbook is not yet available.

https://www.nevadacountyca.gov/D… [read more]
EVACUATION TAGS - NCSO

NEVADA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE #69027542


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  • 950 Maidu Avenue
    Nevada City, Nevada

The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office provides free “EVACUATED” tags for residents to place in a highly visible place such as a door, reflective address sign, mailbox, fence, or gate as they evacuate their residence during an emergency. These tags will help first responders swiftly identify which homes have been evacuated so they can focus their attention on those who still need help and decrease overall evacuation times. 

It is a complement to, not a replacement of other best practices, like having a go bag ready, being familiar with the Hi-Lo evacuation siren, and knowing evacuation routes.

It is understood that some residents may be apprehensive to place a sign like this in front of their homes, believing it could invite criminal activity. The Sheriff’s Office, which oversees evacuations, assures all concerned residents that once an area is evacuated law enforcement will minimize access to those areas. Deputies will then saturate those evacuated areas with patrols. The process can … [read more]
FIRE DEPARTMENT/DISTRICT - NSJFPD

NORTH SAN JUAN FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #4661385


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  • 13200 Tyler Foote Crossing Road
    Nevada City, Nevada

The North San Juan Fire Protection District provides emergency services for fires, medical emergencies, vehicle accidents to the North San Juan and San Juan Ridge areas.
GREEN WASTE DISPOSAL - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #69147082


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  • Eric Rood Administrative Center
    Nevada City, Nevada

The 2022 Ready Nevada County Handbook will list evergreen options for green waste disposal. OES will send out new green waste dates in early 2023. 
KNOW YOUR ZONE-READY NEVADA COUNTY - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #72738595


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  • 950 Maidu Avenue Suite 130
    Nevada City, Nevada

Find your Nevada County evacuation zone at community.zonehaven.com. In the event of a wildfire or other emergency situation, law enforcement and fire agencies issue evacuation warnings or evacuation orders for affected areas. These notices are issued for a ZONE with an EVACUATION STATUS.
 
Authorities will use Zone Names (a combination of letters and numbers) in emergency alerts, media releases, and on social media to notify residents which areas are under an evacuation warning or order. Follow the 3 steps below to find and remember your zone.
 
ZONE - Find & Know Your Zone
To understand whether your area is under an evacuation warning or order, you need to know your Zone Name (a combination of letters and numbers). It is important to remember your zone name.
 
1. Go to community.zonehaven.com
2. Enter your address into the search bar
3. Find your zone in the pop-up window and write it down
 
Download the Know Your Zone print at home instructions and reminder card he… [read more]
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #70328768


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  • Eric Rood Administrative Center
    Nevada City, Nevada

From time to time the County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services receives masks and hand sanitizer Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to distribute for free to local small businesses with 25 employees or less.

POSTED January 2022
The County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services (OES) is offering local small business owners, with 25 employees or less, masks and hand sanitizer at no cost. This personal protective equipment (PPE) has been made available to California small businesses through the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) in collaboration with the Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA).

PPE will be available for pick up in Western Nevada County at two locations: the Nevada County Contractors Association and the Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce. In Truckee, small businesses may pick up PPE from the Truckee Chamber of Commerce.

To request PPE, small business owners must complete an online application in advance to apply, click one of the links bel… [read more]