is vital to all the residents of San Luis Obispo County.
Below you will find helpful information about what to do in
an emergency; check lists to prepare your family for a large
emergency event; and maps to route your safe evacuation.
SLO County Planning Checklist
CAL FIRE Evacuation Checklist
Disaster Planning Checklist
Emergency Information Websites
Terrorism may involve devastating acts using
weapons of mass destruction. These weapons range from chemical
agents, biological hazards, a radiological or nuclear device, and
other explosives. The primary objective of a terrorist is to
create widespread fear.
If there is a Terrorist Attack:
- Stay calm.
- Be vigilant. Look out for secondary hazards
such as falling debris or additional attacks.
- Follow the instructions of emergency service
If you receive a Bomb Threat:
- Ask the caller the following
questions: When is the bomb going to explode? Where is
the bomb right now? What kind of bomb is it? What does
the bomb look like? Why did you place the bomb? Where
are you calling from?
- Record the exact time and length of
- Write down the exact words of the
- Listen carefully to the caller's
voice and background noise.
- After you hang up,
immediately from a hard-wired telephone – do not use cell
phones to report a bomb threat.