Emergency Preparedness

The Office of Emergency Services (OES) operates under Police Administration and serves the entire City of Morgan Hill. OES provides educational services for city employees, residents, businesses, faith based organizations and schools to prevent, prepare, respond and recover from emergencies and disasters, both natural and man-made.

OES staff maintains the city's Emergency Operations Plan (PDF) in accordance with the State of California's Standardized Emergency Management System.

OES also has several safety videos on the City's YouTube channel to help residents get ahead of emergencies.

Following a disaster, community members may not have outside assistance from Law, Fire, or Emergency Medical Service for 72 hours or longer. do 1 thingis a program that community members can follow to take steps in becoming better prepared for disasters and emergencies. Additional resources include building a disaster supply kit and creating a family plan.

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Basic Training
Learn basic emergency preparedness and disaster response skills. The training is offered free of charge

Ham Radio
Morgan Hill now has approximately 400 licensed ham radio operators. Please send an email to register for the next local ham radio testing opportunity.

Map Your Neighborhood
Learn the “9 steps” that can help you, your family, and your immediate neighbors more resilient. Please contact Morgan Hill's Office of Emergency Services to get started.