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Posted on September 6, 2021 at 5:42 pm by Clay Curtin
National Preparedness Month is an observance each September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. The 2021 theme is “Prepare to Protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love.” Each week in September will focus on a weekly theme that you can do with your family.
The San Mateo County Alert system is a notification system used to contact subscribers during urgent or emergency situations. SMC Alert is free and the notifications can be sent to your email account, mobile electronic devices (tables, smartphones), and voice messages to landline phones. For more information, call 650-363-4790 for assistance.
To find more information about the risks in your area, visit the city’s emergency preparedness webpage and the county’s multijuridcation local hazard mitigation plan resources webpage.