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October 2014

LOS ANGELES COUNTY REMINDS RESIDENTS, SCHOOLS AND BUSINESSES TO PREPARE FOR EARTHQUAKES AND AFTERSHOCKS

2014 Great California Shakeout

September 2014

Confirmed Case of Enterovirus D68 in Los Angeles County

Public Health Announces Ebola Readiness

The Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management issues Excessive Heat Safety Tips as National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service is forecasting extended periods of hot temperatures for Los Angeles County areas including valleys, lower mountains and Antelope Valley.

August 2014

Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management and Community and Senior Services are set to support and participate in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s 2014 National Preparedness Month. | Schedule of Events.

July 2014

The Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management is issuing thunderstorm and lightning safety tips as the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service is forecasting scattered showers and thunderstorms for Los Angeles County areas this afternoon and evening.

The Los Angeles County Health Officer Jonathan E. Fielding, MD, MPH has declared a Heat Alert as high temperatures have been forecast for the Pomona area on Thursday, July 24 through Friday, July 25, 2014.

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas asks for Patience During Century Crunch, 57-Hour Bridge Demolition July 25-28 at Century/Aviation Boulevards

June 2014

CPR June 7

2014 Watts CERT Watts Hub City Teen CERT Graduation Invite half sheet” and “1st Annual Pledge to Prepare Flyer –TTIN-PastorsBreakfast-060714

Final – Media Advisory – First Annual LA County Pledge to Prepare Kick Off Announcement 6-4-14

Final – Press Release – First Annual LA County Pledge to Prepare Kick Off Announcement – 6-2-14

Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management Launches "Pledge to Prepare" Campaign 5-7-14

 

May 2014

Los Angeles County Health Officer Jonathan E. Fielding, MD, MPH has issued an Air Quality Advisory for Central and Southeast Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley, and LA County Coastal areas.

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is working in coordination with the City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Health HazMat and the City of Glendale to monitor the cleanup of an approximately 10,000 gallon crude oil spill at 5175 W. San Fernando Rd. in the Atwater Village area.

City of Los Angeles announces additional cooling centers that are available due to the extreme heat conditions.

Los Angeles County Health Officer Jonathan E. Fielding, MD, MPH has declared a Heat Alert due to high temperatures being forecasted for the Los Angeles Basin area effective May 14-15, 2014.

The Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management announces the launch of the First Annual LA County Pledge to Prepare campaign that encourages House of Worship and Community-Based Organizations in Los Angeles County to host disaster preparedness events and activities in their community during the weekend of June 6-8, 2014.

March 2014

Officials to test tsunami warning system in Southern California
during Tsunami Preparedness Week 3-25-14

County of Los Angeles Office of Emergency Management Director Jeff L. Reeb scheduled to join earthquake experts and community preparedness team members at “Earthquake ShakeOut – Prepare…Survive…Recover” event to be held at the Shomrei Torah Synagogue in West Hills on Sunday, March 23, 2014 (12 noon-4 p.m.). Press Release. Event Flyer.

SOCAL Tsunami Media Advisory

RECENT EARTHQUAKE IN LOS ANGELES REMINDS L.A. COUNTY RESIDENTS, RENTERS, AND BUSINESSES TO BE PREPARED
FOR EARTHQUAKES AND AFTERSHOCKS

RECENT EARTHQUAKES REMIND LA COUNTY RESIDENTS RENTERS AND BUSINESSES TO BE PREPARED FOR EARTHQUAKES AND TSUNAMIS

February 2014

ISO issues statewide Flex Alert

January 2014

Complex Paving Operation Required for “Jamzilla” 80-Hour Lane Closures in Sepulveda Pass Presidents’ Day Weekend

Unprecedented 80‐Hour Lane Reduction/Full Closure of Northbound I‐405 in L.A.’s Sepulveda Pass Planned Presidents’ Day Weekend

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to California Small Businesses