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Our Mission Statement

The County Office of Emergency Services is committed to serving the public before, during and after times of emergency by promoting effective coordination between agencies, and encouraging preparedness of the public and organizations involved in emergency response.



The Great California ShakeOutThe Great California ShakeOut




"The Great California ShakeOut" Earthquake Drill

will be held on: October 20, 2016 at 10:20 a.m.








Updated As of 9/6/16


  #ChimneyFire was 100% contained at 46,344 acres.

If you have been effected by the fire and need assistance,

                                            please call the American Red Cross at 805-250-1533.                                            





 Current Information


The Annual Siren Test was conducted on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 12:00 pm and 12:30 pm.

All 131 sirens were tested successfully during both tests. 

 2016 Siren Test Postcard 


What's New OES


Our webpage "OES en Español" is  now available!

Visita nuestra página para información importante de preparación para emergencias completamente en Español.


Tsunami Zone


Find out if you are in a Tsunami Hazard Zone! 

Tsunami brochures have been developed to help you and your family prepare.

Pick one up at your coastal Police or Sheriff's station or print your own below!

Check the coastline nearest you:

North Coast Including San Simeon and Cambria

Central Coast Including Los Osos, Morro Bay, and Cayucos

South Coast  Including Port San Luis, Five Cities Area, and Oceano Dunes


Save Our H2O

Governor Brown has issued a proclamation declaring a drought state of emergency which urges Californians to reduce their water use by 20%. Visit the Save Our Water program here for real time local water data in San Luis Obispo County. On March 11, 2014, the County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution proclaiming a local emergency due to drought conditions in San Luis Obispo County. 
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