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Outsmart Disaster Resiliency Clinic

Thursday, October 28th, 11-11:30 am: Outsmart Disaster presents Resiliency Clinic: Tips and Tools for Immediate Preparedness for Your Business. Opportunity for businesses and organizations interested in learning more about disaster preparedness, Outsmart Disaster’s Resilient Business Challenge, and how to help empower others in your community to become resilient. Register

Business Checklist

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  • Identify outside threats that might interrupt your operation
  • Get staff ready for emergencies at both home and work
  • Look for vulnerabilities in your essential equipment
  • Recognize key factors that require your business to operate at any capacity
  • Have a list of key customers, contacts, and vendors accessible
  • Maintain a back up of key information, including financials
  • Make a plan for your technology infrastructure
  • Test your plan with staff and review periodically for necessary modifications

Additional Resources

Employee Training Opportunities

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Coming soon!

Ensuring your employees are prepared at home is critical for your employees' safety and for your business. the Department of Emergency Management (DEM) offers onsite disaster preparedness classes to help your employees put a plan in place at home. 

Sign up for Alerts

The County’s alert and warning systems have grown to notify residents of an emergency in their area early and accurately. Many alerts require individuals opt-in, below are links to sign-up and information on additional warning systems. Sign up for alerts.

Fire

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Toolkit coming soon!

Tsunami

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Toolkit coming soon!

Contact Information

Patricia Andrews

Business Services Program Manager

Economic Development Board

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Lauren Cartwright

Business Retention and Expansion Program Manager

Economic Development Board

Contact me by Phone

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Christine Palmer

Business Development Program Manager

Economic Development Board

Contact me by Phone

Address
141 Stony Circle, Suite 130
Santa Rosa, CA 95401

Contact Information

Marcos J. Suarez

Program Manager

Economic Development Board

Contact me by Phone

Address
141 Stony Circle, Suite 130
Santa Rosa, CA 95401