Public Safety
image of a phone with the SD Emergency app02:23

SD Emergency App Users Now Can Have Earthquake Early Warning

| 2:11 PM

The County of San Diego’s SD Emergency app is now equipped with ShakeReadySD, an earthquake early warning system. This will let users know if an earthquake has occurred nearby that is likely to cause shaking within seconds and it will urge them to take protective action such as drop, cover and hold on or another appropriate safety measure.

Public Safety

County Residents Asked to Take Public Safety Power Shutoff Survey

| 9:04 AM

The San Diego County Office of Emergency Services is asking all County residents to fill out a survey about the Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) program.

Public Safety
Earthquake seismograph line

Earthquake Preparedness Month Reminds Residents: “Don’t Get Caught Off Guard”

| 12:31 PM

April is Earthquake Preparedness Month in California, and the County of San Diego’s Office of Emergency Services (OES) and California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) are reminding residents to “not get caught off guard” and have a plan for how to protect themselves in the event of an earthquake.

Public Safety
Jeff Toney headshot photo

New County Emergency Services Director to Focus on Partnerships, Technology

| 12:26 PM

The San Diego County Office of Emergency Services has a new director at the helm who arrives with experience both in the field and in our region.