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FEMA’s Role in COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

FEMA Advisory: February 8, 2021 In alignment with President Biden’s plan to respond to COVID-19, FEMA will work with other federal agencies to coordinate with state, tribal and territorial authorities and private sector partners and others to assist, augment and expedite vaccinations in the United States. Key Messages At the President’s direction, FEMA has increased its support to …

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Ventura County Emergency Operations Plan

The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services is in the process of updating the Ventura County Emergency Operations Plan (EOP).  The EOP addresses the County’s planned response to emergency situations and natural, human caused or technological disasters, and requires reviewing and updating every three years.  We believe that emergency preparedness is a shared “whole community” …

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VCSO First Aid Training Saves Life

Effective Bag-Valve-Mask Ventilation Saves Life Deputies assigned to the Moorpark Police Department saved the life of a 60-year-old man suffering from a medical emergency Tuesday afternoon. Deputies Raul Merino and Matthew Rodriguez responded to a report of a man who had stopped breathing. Both deputies arrived quickly at the victim’s apartment and relieved family members, …

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Ventura Co. Sheriff’s Disaster Evacuation Hi-Lo Siren (Video)

The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office has equipped its emergency vehicles with a new Hi-Lo siren meant to notify residents of an immediate need to evacuate during emergencies. Governor Newsom recently signed a bill authorizing the use of a European-style Hi-Lo siren to aid in emergency evacuations. The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office will be using this warning …

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SVPD switched to encrypted radio communication

Scanners will no longer pick up Simi PD radio communications https://www.toacorn.com/articles/scanners-will-no-longer-pick-up-simi-pd/ Department is first in Ventura County to go full encrypted to comply with AG mandate| November 05, 2020 By Sylvie Belmond and Kyle Jorrey The Simi Valley Police Department is the first law enforcement agency in Ventura County to encrypt all of its radio and …

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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Symptoms of Coronavirus – Cold vs. Flu vs. Coronavirus

When it comes to symptoms, there are a lot of similarities between the seasonal cold, flu and coronavirus. The truth is, in some cases, it can be difficult to tell the differences, which is why mild cases of coronavirus may go undetected. Coronavirus symptoms range from mild to severe illness. The most common symptoms of …

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