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Emergency Preparedness and Response

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Emergency Preparedness and Response

Building community resilience and disaster preparedness through education and action.

Our mission is to prepare El Dorado County to effectively respond to public health threats by focusing on public health emergency planning, disease surveillance, detection and control, health risk communication, and public and health provider education and training services. Learn more

What's New in Emergency Preparedness and Response

Start planning now to keep yourself, your family and your pets safe during extreme summer heat!

The National Weather Service (NWS) will be utilizing the recently developed HeatRisk Forecast to increase messaging and issue NWS heat advisories and warnings. The map will provide a quick view of the daily heat risk potential using a numeric (0-4) and color (green/yellow/orange/red/magenta) scale. This information is available for a 7 day period and can be used to provide guidance for heat sensitive populations. 

You can access the map here: 

For more extreme heat information see our Beat the Heat brochure.


Emergency Preparedness and Response
2900 Fairlane Court
Placerville, CA 95667
Local Number:
(530) 621-7560 
From El Dorado Hills:
(916) 358-3555 x7560 
From South Lake Tahoe:
(530) 573-7955 x7560 

MHOAC: (530) 377-3256

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