The San Mateo County Sheriff�s Office of Emergency Services (OES) in partnership with the San Mateo County Emergency Managers Association is proud to announce the launch of its new website is your hub for emergency preparedness. You will find useful guides to help you get prepared, information on what to and simple steps on how to get connected during an emergency. With the help of Google translate this information is available in more than 20 languages. has information on how to:

Stay informed through our free San Mateo County alert system SMCAlert (sign up here and use social media to network with friends and family.

Learn how to prepare emergency kits and the specific items you will need.

In the event of an emergency, you and loved ones should have a plan on where to go, what to do and who to contact.

The San Mateo County Sheriff�s Office of Emergency services train and prepare to be ready for unexpected emergencies. is here to help you also be prepared.