Emergency Preparedness and Management
Be Prepared. Be Supplied. Be Trained. Be Informed.
There are lots of different types of emergencies; from simple power failures to more serious events like chemical spills, earthquakes and fires. Emergencies can be devastating and can force you to evacuate the area or confine you to your home. Families and communities are more quickly able to recover from emergencies by preparing in advance and working together as a team.
911: If you have a life-threatening emergency requiring a police officer or an ambulance or fire truck for any reason
311: For non-emergency city services and questions
831-755-5111 ext. 112: for any non-emergency situation requiring a police officer response
811: for any renovation on your home that requires digging
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) website that will have the most accurate forecast for Soledad. NOAA is a science-based federal agency within the Department of Commerce.
The Department of Emergency Management Monterey County. This department will provide all the official information in the event of an emergency. You can also find flood maps in the event of heavy rain.
Learn which kinds of natural and human-caused disasters pose a risk to your area by using the California Officer of Emergency Services website.
PulsePoint: This is the free downloadable app that provides information in an emergency, including the location of nearly automated external defibrillators. Be sure to choose Soledad Fire Department (SLD) on your settings.
American Red Cross Emergency App will show you which buildings are being used as shelters. It is simple to use and lets you customize 40 different weather alerts with fast notifications. It provides step-by-step guides to help you prepare and explains how climate change has impacted each hazard.
FEMA Flood Map: This service will show you if your home is in a high risk zone for flooding.