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COVID-19 INFORMATION - TFHD

TAHOE FOREST HOSPITAL DISTRICT #69403161


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  • 10121 Pine Ave.
    Truckee, Nevada

Tahoe Forest Hospital District / Tahoe Forest Health System has COVID-19 information here: https://www.tfhd.com/covid.

Tahoe Forest Hospital District's COVID page includes:
  • Links to Nevada County and Placer County public health offices for COVID-19 vaccine information
  • A directory of providers for Clinics & Outpatient Services in Truckee
  • Tahoe Forest Health System COVID-19 Hotline: (530) 582-3450
  • Information on the free COVID-19 testing location in Truckee at the Old Gateway Center: 10990 Donner Pass Road
  • And… the webpage is also available in Spanish by clicking the language option on the top right corner


If you are experiencing an urgent or life-threatening emergency, please go to the nearest Emergency Department or Urgent Care clinic immediately.

If you are experiencing fever, cough, or shortness of breath, please call the Tahoe Forest Health System COVID-19 Hotline at (530) 582-3450, from 9am - 4pm, 7 days a week.
 
EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS – always open
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EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PROGRAM - NCPHD

NEVADA COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT #4661967


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  • 500 Crown Point Circle
    Grass Valley, Nevada
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  • Phone 1
    530-265-7258

Assists county healthcare organizations and other community groups in preparing and planning for emergencies.

EVACUATION TAGS - NCSO

NEVADA COUNTY SHERIFF OFFICE #69027542


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  • 950 Maidu Avenue
    Nevada City, Nevada

The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office provides free “EVACUATED” tags for residents to place in a highly visible place such as a door, reflective address sign, mailbox, fence, or gate as they evacuate their residence during an emergency. These tags will help first responders swiftly identify which homes have been evacuated so they can focus their attention on those who still need help and decrease overall evacuation times. 

It is a complement to, not a replacement of other best practices, like having a go bag ready, being familiar with the Hi-Lo evacuation siren, and knowing evacuation routes.

It is understood that some residents may be apprehensive to place a sign like this in front of their homes, believing it could invite criminal activity. The Sheriff’s Office, which oversees evacuations, assures all concerned residents that once an area is evacuated law enforcement will minimize access to those areas. Deputies will then saturate those evacuated areas with patrols. The process can … [read more]
EMERGENCY SERVICES - NCCERT

NEVADA COUNTY COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM #4664346


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  • Nevada City, Nevada


Provides information about what to expect following a major disaster in terms of immediate services, provides resources for mitigation and preparedness. Offers training for needed life saving skills, and organizes teams so that they are an extension of first responder services offering immediate help to victims until professional services arrive.


CODE RED - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #40415652


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  • 10014 North Bloomfield Road
    Nevada City, Nevada

Code RED offers phone notifications to county residents from the Nevada County Office of Emergency Services in the case of emergencies or other critical community situations requiring alerts. CodeRED is a product of the company called OnSolve.

Online form allows users to enter their contact information and preferred communications methods.

Info here: https://readynevadacounty.org/ - click Emergency Alerts
or go directly here: https://www.mynevadacounty.com/2713/Emergency-Alerts
Enroll here: https://public.coderedweb.com/cne/en-US/CA8B57E20D17

ADDITIONAL INFO
211 Connecting Point does sign-ups for the County' of Nevada's Office of Emergency Services (OES) Code RED alert system. All Nevada County residents are encouraged to sign up.

Connecting Point does Code Red sign-ups for UNMANAGED accounts (accounts without a username and password). Unmanaged accounts are also known as Guest accounts. See more info below about managed accounts.

IMPORTANT: OES and 211 cann… [read more]
COOLING CENTERS - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #69590178


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  • Eric Rood Administrative Center
    Nevada City, Nevada

In the event of extreme heat events, COOLING CENTERS / COOLING SHELTERS will be activated by the Nevada County Office of Emergency Services (NC OES) and the Nevada County Public Health Department (NCPHD).

https://www.mynevadacounty.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=3189

A Cooling Center is a temporary air-conditioned public space set up by local authorities to deal with the health effects of extreme heat over an extended period of time. Cooling Centers are meant to prevent hyperthermia, especially among the elderly without air conditioning at home.  Cooling Centers provide shade, water, along with referrals to social services. Due to the potentiality of rotating power outages, charging stations will also be made available. 

Cooling Centers for Wednesday, 8/19/20

  • Open noon – 8PM: Grass Valley Charter School, 225 S. Auburn St, Grass Valley, CA 95945 (Do not park at Veteran’s Hall - enter campus off of Colfax Avenue)
  • Temp Evac points also cooling centers
    • Ready Spring…
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DASHBOARD-READY NEVADA COUNTY - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #69675906


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  • 10014 North Bloomfield Road
    Nevada City, Nevada

The Ready Nevada County Dashboard provides almost real-time information during disaters on the tab called "Wildfire & Evacuation Incident Dashboard."

Computer/Laptop: mynevadacounty.com/dashboardreadynevadacounty.com/dashboard
Smart Phone: mynevadacounty.com/mobiledashboard

VIDEO TUTORIAL OF DASHBOARD FEATURES: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AICY4C89qQ0&feature=youtu.be

NOTE: In the event of evacuations, people must follow instructions from law enforcement on the scene.  After evacuation orders are lifted, even if the dashboard shows roads are open, there may be law enforcement on the scene not allowing people back in because of remaining safety issues of which they are aware.
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION FOR HOME & FAMILY - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #10456348


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  • Eric Rood Administrative Center
    Nevada City, Nevada

In the event of disaster, the Ready Nevada County dashboard will display real time data.
READY NEVADA COUNTY DASHBOARD
 - https://nevcounty.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=dfae8e3b36e3455bbf9dcc865349e72e

ABOUT THE READY NEVADA COUNTY DASHBOARD - https://www.mynevadacounty.com/civicalerts.aspx?AID=3157

The Nevada County Office of Emergency Services (OES) is responsible for coordinating with County departments, municipalities, key stakeholders, and special districts to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from all disasters.

Ready Nevada County is an effort coordinated by OES to raise awareness and mobilize the community to prevent and prepare for wildfire.

English Handbook - 2021 READY, SET, GO! Handbook
https://www.mynevadacounty.com/DocumentCenter/View/38222/RNC2021_Handbook-WEB
Includes info about evacuation planning and checklists.

Spanish Handbook - 2021 ¡PREPARADOS, LISTOS, A EVACUAR! Manual
https://www.mynevadacounty.com/Doc… [read more]
GREEN WASTE DISPOSAL - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #69147082


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  • Eric Rood Administrative Center
    Nevada City, Nevada

The Fire Safe Council of Nevada County offers free Residential Green Waste disposal events in May and June in both Grass Valley and Truckee. This is a collaboration with the Nevada County Office of Emergency Services, Truckee Fire Protection District, and the Town of Truckee.

2021 informationVolunteer to help! https://volunteerhub.connectingpoint.org/opportunity/a0C1U000009KlaEUAS 

WESTERN NEVADA COUNTY - FREE RESIDENTIAL GREEN WASTE DISPOSAL*
7am-3pm, Friday–Monday
May 21-24, 2021 & June 11-14, 2021
12625 Brunswick Rd, Grass Valley, CA
 
*Acceptable items: residential green waste, biomass consisting of all tree and plant trimmings, weeds, leaves, branches, and items less than six inches in diameter. Unacceptable items: commercial green waste, Scotch broom, poison oak, blackberry, items with a diameter gr… [read more]
KNOW YOUR ZONE-READY NEVADA COUNTY - NC OES

NEVADA COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES #72738595


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  • 10014 North Bloomfield Road
    Nevada City, Nevada

Find your Nevada County evacuation zone at community.zonehaven.com. In the event of a wildfire or other emergency situation, law enforcement and fire agencies issue evacuation warnings or evacuation orders for affected areas. These notices are issued for a ZONE with an EVACUATION STATUS.
 
Authorities will use Zone Names (a combination of letters and numbers) in emergency alerts, media releases, and on social media to notify residents which areas are under an evacuation warning or order. Follow the 3 steps below to find and remember your zone.
 
ZONE - Find & Know Your Zone
To understand whether your area is under an evacuation warning or order, you need to know your Zone Name (a combination of letters and numbers). It is important to remember your zone name.
 
1. Go to community.zonehaven.com
2. Enter your address into the search bar
3. Find your zone in the pop-up window and write it down
 
Download the Know Your Zone print at home instructions and reminder card he… [read more]