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Emergency Preparedness for General Population

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Could you survive on your own for a few days, if your community experienced an emergency or disaster? Each family should make preparations now, for immediate or potential situations that threaten life, property or the environment. 
Follow these three basic steps and be prepared:

Build a kit

  • Emergency Supplies Checklists 
    Visit​ to help determine what type of emergency supplies you'll need, and in what quantities, for your household. 
​​Assemble enough emergency supplies for at least 3 days. 

Make a Plan

Be Informed

 Learn three steps on how to prepare for an emergency or disaster - video

Emergency Preparedness
Santa Clara County Public Health Department
976 Lenzen Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126
Phone: (408) 792-5202
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 AM - 4 PM
Closed: Saturday, Sunday, Holidays  
​​​​​​​Family Emergency Communication Plan​​
Last updated: 12/22/2017 11:32 AM