Local Resources

  • Contra Costa County Office of Emergency Services


  • Contra Costa Health Services Hazardous Materials Program


  • CAER Organization


  • CERT Programs



State Resources

Provides information on emergency response in California and resources for the public.

Ensures quality patient care by administering an effective, statewide system of coordinated emergency medical care, injury prevention and disaster medical response.

Includes information on disaster assistance to local mental health agencies in their emergency preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation efforts.

Provides up-to-date information on water supplies throughout California.

Works through many different programs to promote Equitable Healthcare Accessibility for Californians.

Other California Resources

Federal Resources

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Provides information on leading America to better health, safety and well-being.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    Provides tips to prevent and control diseases, injuries, workplace hazards, disabilities and environmental health threats.
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
    Provides resources for preparing for disasters.
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
    Includes up-to-date information about current emergencies and disaster preparation tips.
  • American Red Cross
    Provides disaster preparation information and resources for reference during and after an emergency.
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
    Offers information on weather-related emergencies.
  • World Health Organization (WHO)
    Includes information regarding emergencies around the world.
  • Centers for Public Health Preparedness
    Provides information on the CDC-funded Centers for Public Health Preparedness (CPHP), a network of academic institutions working in collaboration with state and local public health departments and other community partners.
  • Agency for Health Care Research and Quality – Public Health Preparedness
    Includes research projects, tools and resources, issue briefs, conferences and meetings, and evidence reports.
  • Agency for Health Care Research and Quality – Bioterrorism Planning and Response
    Includes research projects, tools and resources, issue briefs, conferences and meetings, and evidence reports.
  • National Association of County and City Health Officials
    Provides information and tools to help local health departments (LHDs) enhance their readiness to respond to emergencies, including terrorism incidents.
  • Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
    Provides information on how ASTHO works with states to provide relevant information on public health preparedness policy, practice and programs.

Other online resources