Summertime and it’s hot in Sacramento…

Temperatures rise during the summer months in Sacramento. Here are some simple tips to survive the summer and still enjoy the hot weather.

  • ​Be ready for Extreme Heat​ in Sacramento County. 
  • When the National Weather Service issues an Extreme Heat Warning, call 2-1-1 Sacramento for information on the cooling centers that are open near you. ​

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Hazards in Our A​​rea

Learn ab​out the various disasters and emergencies that can happen within Sacramento County, and how to prepare for them.

Prepare your emergency kit

First aid kit, water​, medication, contacts information. Find out what to include in your emergency kit.

Emergency Plans

The Office of Emergency Services maintains a number of county-wide emergency plans as part of its comprehensive emergency management program to ensure the County and its local jurisdictions are ready to respond to a variety of threats and hazards impacting the area.  These plans are consistent with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and California’s Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS) and coordinated with state and federal plans. 

Sacramento OES Disaster Preparedness

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For Your Information

Make a Communications Plan

Make a Communications Plan

Your family may not be together when an emergency happens.

Emergencies Affect Pets, Too

Emergencies Affect Pets, Too

Plan ahead to make sure your pets are safe in an emergency.



Find out now how you can be ready to help when the need arises.