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GET READY -- FREE Community Disaster Preparedness Course

Free 2-hour class to prepare you & yours for the next disaster

  • Date: 08/06/2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM  
  • Location: All Saints Lutheran Church
    2 San Marin Drive
    Novato, California 94945
  • Introduction: Get Ready prepares households with the necessary skills and information to survive and cope with a disaster for five to seven days.

On Tuesday, August 6, the Novato Police Department will hold a Get Ready community disaster preparedness course from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM at All Saints Lutheran Church, 2 San Marin Drive, Novato, CA. 

Wildland fire season is here and, of course, it’s always “earthquake season” in California. If a major disaster were to strike the North Bay, first responders would be heavily committed to rescue and relief efforts. Response times will likely be much longer than normal. PG&E now has a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) protocol that may affect residents and result in a loss of power for multiple days.  Are you prepared? Is your family prepared? 

To address these public safety risks, a simple and free two-hour emergency preparedness program is being offered to all households in the county through the Get Ready Emergency Disaster Preparedness Program, which is a collaborative effort between Marin County communities and jurisdictions with a goal to prepare households with the skills and information to survive and cope with a disaster for five to seven days. 


  • Prepared citizens means reduced injuries and illnesses due to a disaster 
  • A reduction to the over-burdened emergency first-responders 
  • A reduction to the over-burdened hospitals and urgent care centers
  • A reduction in the financial burden the city will bear due to disaster 
  • A stronger community: people helping each other 
  • Gain the necessary information to protect your family during a disaster

Advance registration is required. Scheduled classes are subject to cancellation if minimum enrollment is not met. Enrollment is FREE.

Registration must be made through Eventbrite

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