OES Updates

  1. Emergency Preparedness Materials Available at Libraries, Police and Fire Stations

    This summer, OES will be at the Nevada City First Friday Artwalk, the Grass Valley Thursday Night Market, and the Nevada County Fair to help residents prepare for wildfire. While out on the town or on Treat Street, stop by the OES booth to learn more. Read on...
  2. Annual Test of CodeRED Emergency Alert System Scheduled for August 16

    As fires like the Dixie and Tamarack burn nearby, a community conversation around wildfire, evacuation and emergency alert notifications has resurfaced. Residents are asking, ‘how will I know if I need to evacuate?’ Read on...
  3. Nevada County Cooling Centers Available Saturday & Sunday at the Grass Valley & Penn Valley Library

    National Weather Service Sacramento has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for portions of Nevada County Friday at noon through Monday evening. Cooling Centers will open at the Grass Valley & Penn Valley libraries from 11am - 7pm on Saturday & Sunday. Read on...
  4. Nevada City Artwalk Returns with Support from Ready Nevada County

    Office of Emergency Services (OES) will be on hand in front of the Miners Foundry with Ready Nevada County materials to help residents and visitors prepare for a safe summer. Read on...
  5. Nevada County Residents Invited to In-person Wildfire Town Hall

    Nevada County District IV Supervisor Sue Hoek is hosting a town hall covering topics related to public safety, wildfire prevention, preparedness and response, and public roadways in Nevada City on Tuesday June 29, 2021. Read on...
  6. County of Nevada Launches Tool to Track Treatment of Evacuation Routes

    A new mapping tool, the Roadside Vegetation Management Tracker, is now available on the Ready Nevada County Dashboard to help residents view which evacuation routes the Nevada County Public Works Department has treated. Read on...
  7. Excessive Heat Warning into this Weekend and Power Flex Alert Today

    NWS Sacramento has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for portions of Nevada County through Sunday evening. Higher temperatures can be dangerous for all people but especially the very young, senior citizens, and those with chronic medical conditions. Read on...
  8. Listen to the Experts: Know Your Zone and Write It Down

    Authorities will use Zone Names in emergency alerts, media releases, and social media to notify residents which areas are under an evacuation warning or order. It does not replace CodeRED or Nixle but supplements them. Read on...
  9. The 2021 Ready, Set, Go! Handbook is Here

    The 2021 Ready, Set, Go! Handbook has arrived! All Nevada County residents are encouraged to check their mailboxes this week as copies have been sent to every household. Read on...
  10. Free Residential Green Waste Disposal Launches Friday, May 21, in Grass Valley

    The first of two free residential green waste disposal events for Nevada County residents kicks off this Friday, May 21. Residents will have an opportunity to drop off their green waste for free, Friday, May 21 - Monday, May 24, from 7:00 am -3:00 pm. Read on...
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