County Cooling Centers and Resources

County Cooling Centers and Resources

As high temperatures impact Californians across the state, many regions will be experiencing triple-digit weather during the summer season. The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and its local partners encourage Californians to seek out...
Kids Heat Safety in Hot Cars

Kids Heat Safety in Hot Cars

Here are some helpful tips that can prevent your child from having heat-related illness, or worse: Never leave a child of any age in a vehicle unattended for any length of time. Rolling down the windows or parking in shaded areas does little to change the interior...
Hydration Tips for Warmer Weather

Hydration Tips for Warmer Weather

As temperatures increase across the state, so does the amount of time Californians spend outdoors. The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) has some hydration safety tips to help keep you and your loved ones safe. When working and recreating...
Earthquakes: Swarms vs. Sequences

Earthquakes: Swarms vs. Sequences

As the state’s premier emergency management agency, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) continues to monitor all disasters around the clock, including earthquakes.  Beginning in February, earthquake swarms in the Southern California area...
Los adultos mayores son más vulnerables durante  emergencias

Older adults are more vulnerable during emergencies.

The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) continues to help ensure that every resident of the Golden State is ready for the next emergency. California is no stranger to nearly all types of disasters, and older adults are more vulnerable during...
Consejos para cuidar a su familia durante días de mucho calor

Safety tips to prepare for heat

The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) would like you to follow a few important steps to keep yourself, your loved ones, neighbors and pets safe during a heat event. DURING A HEAT EVENT Avoid strenuous activity and direct exposure to the sun...
Managing Your Business in Times of Crisis

Managing Your Business in Times of Crisis

California is home to over 4.2 million small businesses, according to the United States Census Bureau. As we continue to recognize Wildfire Awareness Month, now is a great time to develop a plan and gather the necessary resources to enhance your small business’s...
Consejos de seguridad si decide visitar rios y lagos de la región

Memorial Day Weekend Safety Tips

During this Memorial Day Weekend – the unofficial start of summer, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) reminds Californians to be prepared and consider the following safety tips: SAFETY TIPS FOR BOATING AND WATER SEASON: Conduct a Vessel...
La misión de Cal OES trasciende fronteras

La misión de Cal OES trasciende fronteras

A través de la historia, el compromiso de los equipos de la Oficina de Servicios de Emergencia del gobernador de California se ha manifestado en decenas de misiones, no solo en Estados Unidos, sino también fuera del País. No importa si se trata de un sismo, de un...
La misión de Cal OES trasciende fronteras

Emergencies Across Borders: Cal OES on the Global Stage

Throughout history, the commitment of the subject matter experts and specialized personnel from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) has proven itself in dozens of missions, not only within the United States, but also abroad. Whether...
Managing Your Business in Times of Crisis

Family Emergency Plan: Life-Saving Preparedness

Disasters can create chaos and confusion. If you aren’t prepared when an emergency happens, you may make decisions that could further compromise your safety. It doesn’t matter if it’s extreme heat, flooding, or wildfires; the more prepared you are the better. Creating...
Building Earthquake Resiliency

Building Earthquake Resiliency

Recently, California communities across the state have been experiencing earthquakes, which is a good reminder for everyone to be prepared when shaking starts. In just the past few weeks, Californians have experienced a handful of earthquakes in El Centro, Corona,...
Kids in Hot Cars

Kids in Hot Cars

As summer approaches, California’s temperatures are rising, so it’s a great time for families to raise their awareness of kids in hot cars. The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) is here to remind you that when the temperatures go up outside,...
Heat Safety Tips for Kids

Heat Safety Tips for Kids

As California enters the warmer summer months, it’s important for families to pay close attention to the health and well-being of their children. The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) would like everyone to know some tips on how to keep...
High Surf Expected in Southern California this Weekend

High Surf Expected in Southern California this Weekend

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Los Angeles is warning Southern California residents about the possibility of large ocean waves and dangerous swimming and surf conditions this weekend.  “Strong to gale force winds and dangerous choppy seas will affect all...