Announcements

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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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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Ventura County Public Health Press Release: Comments about Masks

 April 2, 2020, Ventura, CA – Ventura County Public Health Officer changes position on face masks, no longer advising against wearing them in public. Instead, he supports those residents who wish to cover their nose and mouth when leaving home for essential travel to doctor appointments, grocery shopping or pharmacy visits. The face coverings should …

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Sheriff Announces New Director of Office of Emergency Services

Sheriff Bill Ayub is proud to announce the appointment of Patrick Maynard as the Director of the Office of Emergency Services. Patrick is a 9-year member of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, who began his career in 2011 as the alert and warning coordinator in the Office of Emergency Services (OES). For the past seven …

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Statement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

https://nextdoor.com/post/138548511?init_source=copy_link_share Statement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on potential use of Naval Base Ventura County – Point Mugu for quarantine The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), working closely with the Department of Defense and other federal partners, is taking all reasonable steps to address an evolving public health …

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