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Emergency Preparedness 

Older Adults and People with Disabilities and Access and Functional Needs 

We all have unique needs and abilities and each one of us can take actions to get ready to face an emergency or disaster. This page provides resources to help enhance independence and readiness through emergency preparedness. 

What’s Current?


Learn how to get tested, stay safe and slow the spread.


PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS)

Severe weather and threat of wildfires may cause PG&E to turn off electricity for public safety. Here is how you can prepare:


How to Prepare for Disasters and Emergencies

Sign up for County of Santa Clara’s alert and warning system

  • AlertSCC is a free and easy way to get emergency alerts sent directly to your cell phone or mobile device, landline, TTY device, or email.

We Prepare Everyday

Make a plan to protect yourself, family, and friends

Disasters change things. During a disaster situation you will most likely not have access to everyday conveniences. Think through every detail of your daily routine and make alternative plans.

Write down your plan and keep copies of it in your emergency supply kits. Share your plan with your family, friends, caregivers, and everyone in your personal support network. 


Travel and Evacuation


Power Outages


Emergency Supplies for Your Home and Car


Grab and Go Emergency Supplies


Tips and checklists provided by:


Quick Reference Guide:


Mental Health Services

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