Declaration Date: DR-4558-CA, August 22, 2020. Cat A-G, Individual and Public Assistance. SCU and CZU Fires
Here are a number of good resources for Air Quality. Find the resources that work best for your situation.
California Air Resources Board website has a lot of good educational materials.
California Air Resources Board
Bay Area Air Quality Management District
California Smoke Information
DIY Air Filter/Fan combo
Alert and Warning
All cities/towns in Santa Clara County use the Alert SCC notification system to alert residents of emergencies.
You must register to receive the Alerts.
Some cities/towns use additional notification systems as a backup to Alert SCC.
You should register for ALL alert systems used by your city/town.
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Resources for evacuation and care of horses during wildfires.
American Association of Equine Practitioners
Bay Area Equestrian Networks Horse Preparedness
Guidelines for Horses Exposed to Wildfire Smoke
Disaster Preparedness for Horses
Horse Prep Kit
Disaster Preparedness Guidelines for Horse Owners
What do I do with my horse during a Fire, Floor, Earthquake?
Lessons Learned from the Valley Fire
Cash is the preferred donation so that funds can get directly to the evacuees to purchase things that they need. Donate to a trusted local nonprofit or go to the Fire Relief Fund at Silicon Valley Community Foundation who will distribute funds to local nonprofits to assist evacuees.
Trusted Information Sources - Government
Trusted Information Sources - Response Agencies
CalFire Websites and Social Media
The Cal Fire Ready for Wildfire pages includes a link to view information on current fires in the area, also sign up for text messages about fires directly to your cell phone.
You can also sign up for a Wildfire preparedness app.
CalFire Ready for Wildfire