Public Safety
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Shake Out, Secure Your Space and Enable ShakeReadySD to Prepare for Earthquakes

| 3:13 PM

Some natural disasters like earthquakes are unpredictable and can result in serious injury or worse. Join the 7.1 million Californians who have registered the Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill at 10:21 a.m.  on 10/21/21 and protect yourself and your family by practicing your response and securing items in your home and workspace. 

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Traffic Light Backup Battery Project Could Make Residents Safer in Emergencies, Power Shutoffs

| 11:21 AM

Supervisor Jim Desmond and Department of Public Works officials recently flipped the switch on a new traffic light backup battery system in San Dieguito that could eventually make residents around the county safer during emergencies.

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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.