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Public Health Preparedness

Our Mission
The Santa Clara County Public Health Department's goal is to educate the public about how to prepare for emergencies, including natural disasters, mass casualties, biological and chemical threats, radiation emergencies and terrorist attacks.
Are you Prepared?
Being prepared is the best way to protect yourself and your family against disasters. Here are three simple steps you can take to prepare:
  1. Put together an emergency supply kit.
  2. Make a family emergency plan and share it with your family.
  3. Watch local news and stay informed.  Visit AlertSCC and register today, to receive local emergency alert notifications during disasters
Learn More
Click below to learn how to protect yourself and your family against disasters: 
Additional Resources

Download Pocket Guide to Emergency Preparedness

Sign up for Santa Clara County Emergency Alert System (AlertSCC)

Information for partners [coming soon]

Information for volunteers
Learn more at

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: Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays

Contact County Disclaimer

Our mission is to prevent disease and injury and create environments that promote and protect the community's health.