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CERT-community emergency training, Spaces still available

Emergency-Disaster training by Fire Dept personnel. To help until they arrive. In PRS Oct. 4 (6:30-9:30pm), Oct. 5 & 12, 8:30-5 (all days rqd). Hands-on practice, put out small fires, light rescue; supplies, manual given. Prereg: readymarin.org, CERT tab. Scholarships if needed. Some spaces left!
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Lynn Axelrod
09/05/2019 - 3:33pm
Emergency

Living With Fire & FireWise Paradise Ranch Estates

LWF magazine arriving in mailboxes now. ... Paradise Ranch Estates is one of 46 Marin FireWise communities. Six steps to FireWise (link) & Living With Fire (pdf) at: https://www.pointreyesdisastercouncil.org/news. Also, Marin Evacuation Guide updated at firesafemarin.org
Posted by
Lynn Axelrod
08/26/2019 - 1:07pm
Emergency

AlertMarin caller ID

415 473 6376 to program your phones & let this robocall go through. Remember: landlines are in the Sheriff's system but you have to register your cell phones at alertmarin.org. While you're at it, sign up for text messages at nixle.com. Lynn, pointreyesdisastercouncil.org
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Lynn Axelrod
07/13/2019 - 5:20pm
Emergency

More Info: PGE PSPS, inc. How to Prepare; Medical Devices (Elec, Battery-op), Ventilators

https://www.marinhhs.org/preparing-extended-power-outages
Posted by
Lynn Axelrod
07/05/2019 - 5:51pm
Emergency

Red Flag Warning

thru Sun. evening, per Ntl Weather Service & Marin County Fire Chiefs Assn, includes higher terrains Marin, Napa, Sonoma. Mt. Vision Rd closed. Use extreme caution re equipment, machinery, smoking. A single spark could cause wildfire. More info & various links, pointreyesdisastercouncil.org/news.
Posted by
Lynn Axelrod
06/07/2019 - 2:57pm
Emergency

PGE Power Shutoffs Update

Marin IJ article, 5/25/19: about essential services that would be affected; shutoffs could last more than 72 hrs; & lead time on shutoffs not guaranteed. For PGE website, IJ article: pointreyesdisastercouncil.org. Click Safety Info tab on the PRDC homepage
Posted by
Lynn Axelrod
05/30/2019 - 8:56pm
Emergency

PG&E Power Shutoffs

Info about Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) factors, notice periods, updates during a PSPS, how to update your contact info, how to prepare. At pge.com/mywildfirealerts or link at: https://www.pointreyesdisastercouncil.org/safety-information (Lynn, PRDC Coordinator)
Posted by
Lynn Axelrod
04/14/2019 - 9:04pm
Emergency

Forums: Marin Wildfires; Climate Change & Wildfires

Marin Wildfire Forum, May 4, Embassy Suites, San Rafael. Includes update on progress, work to come, future needs. Special presentation by a Camp Fire survivor. Wildfires & Climate Change, May 8, San Rafael Comm. Center. Go to pointreyesdisastercouncil.org/news for more description.
Posted by
Lynn Axelrod
04/03/2019 - 12:00pm
Emergency

Stop the Bleed workshop

Sat. April 13, 9-11:30 am. Bleeding injuries & how to manage them. Free. Certified instructor Jim Fazackerley leads, with 2 assistant instructors, both CERTs (Vicki Chase, retired RN; Suyash Prasad, ER Doctor). SGV Comm Center East Room. More info pointreyesdisastercouncil.org/news
Posted by
Lynn Axelrod
04/02/2019 - 11:07am
Emergency

CERT training, Point Reyes Station

Emergency & Disaster training by Fire Dept personnel. To help until they arrive. In Point Reyes Station May 3 (briefly in the evening), 4 and 11. Hands-on practice, put out small fires, light rescue; supplies, manual given. Preregister: readymarin.org under CERT tab. Scholarships if needed.
Posted by
Lynn Axelrod
03/22/2019 - 1:07pm
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