Emergency Training and Planning

Be prepared! Get this emergency preparedness information on these links printed out BEFORE the power goes out!
Hillcrest CERT
Hillcrest Citizens Emergency Response (SAFE) Team graduates 14
Back: Tilly Hermandi, Jeff Sample, Ann & Fred Zeise, Susi Gunarsa, Kathy Kuhne, Dana Arbaugh, Brian McCracken, and Americo (of the Milpitas Fire Dept.)
Front: Yea-Cheng Wang, Gunawan Ali-Santosa, Tina Pham, Agnes & Bethany Eytchison, and Scott DeMars

Use 9-1-1 to hail emergency crews to your location in Milpitas.

Milpitas Police Department Offers Text-to-911 Service
Texters are advised to text in their location and what kind of help is needed during a given emergency. The MPD instructs users not to send photos, videos, or emojis. If your phone’s text feature isn’t set to silent, note that reply texts from 911 staff might be audible to anyone within earshot. So if you expect to rely on Text-to-911 in the event of an emergency, it might be wise to silence your text feature now.

1 (800) PGE-5000 or 1 (800) 743-5000
Before calling PG&E about a power outage, check to see if other neighbors are affected. This would confirm if an outage has occurred in just your residence or within the neighborhood area.

Live Audio – Santa Clara County Repeaters
If anything real major going on, you can listen in on the emergency radios here. Ones with most listeners usually the most interesting.

American Red Cross
Silicon Valley Chapter. Emergency preparedness, blood drive info, and more.

The Connection
North American Emergency Management newsletter.

CPR: You Can Do It!
Please try to attend a class to learn CPR correctly, but in a crisis, this page would serve. A printable CPR pocket guide is also available on this page.

Crisis Training
Learning CPR can be fun, empowering, and life saving! Our classes are activity centered utilizing a manikin for every two learners. Classes are available for all ages and abilities.

Enviro Safetech
We are used by businesses and government to take command of obligations and requirements for meeting a full spectrum of hazardous material, waste and occupational health and safety regulations. 2455 Autumnvale Drive, Unit B, San Jose, 408-941-9393.

Information for Pet Owners
If you evacuate your home, DO NOT LEAVE YOUR PETS BEHIND! Pets most likely cannot survive on their own; and if by some remote chance they do, you may not be able to find them when you return. FEMA.

Red Cross Training + Certification
First Aid, CPR, AED, BLS/CPR for Healthcare, Baby sitting and childcare, Swimming and water safety, Lifeguarding, CNA training, CNA testing, Instructor training.

S.A.F.E. – Strategic Actions For Emergencies
An emergency awareness program created to save lives and reduce property damage by training individuals to initiate mitigation activities before or immediately following an emergency.

Stanford University Blood Center
Please call 1-888-723-7831 to make an appointment to bolster our blood supply throughout the fall season.

State of California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services
What to do before, during and after an emergency situation.

One of the City’s Emergency Caches. There’s one in each section of Milpitas.

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