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Preparedness Resources

Following are some links to useful information provided by other agencies and organizations. Preparing for all types of emergencies is what CERT does best and our goal is help educate our friends and neighbors on ways to stay safe. We hope you find them useful!

This website has everything you need to help you plan ahead for disasters. There is tons of great information on how to stay safe and prepare for all types of disasters including severe storms, extreme heat to tornadoes and making a family emergency plan. 

Sign up for emergency notifications from Napa County Emergency Services including Fire, Police and others. You can sign up online by clicking this link or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts.

The American Red Cross website is a great resource for emergency preparedness tips by type of emergency or by need. You can find helpful guides on how to prepare for emergencies for children, people with disabilities, seniors, pets, schools and teachers and in the workplace. 

If you have been evacuated in a disaster, you can also register at their Safe and Well website to let family and friends know you're safe. You can also search for family and friends who might be involved in a disaster situation to check on their welfare. 

CalFire website with lots of useful information about how to prepare your family and your home for wildfire including defensible space for your home. 

A wealth of information about wildfire defensible space, hardening your home and even a fire resistant plant list.

A link to the Fire Weather map showing Red Flag warnings. A great idea to check this before you start your defensible space yard work.

Berryessa CERT does not endorse any specific products, but we have installed these vents on our own homes and think they're a great idea. Vulcan Vents are designed to be fire and ember safe. An ember catching screen blocks dangerous embers during ember attacks before the fire arrives.

Have questions about the coronavirus COVID-19? Here are links for more information on the CDC's website, Napa County website and the California Department of Public Health website.

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