Emergency and Health Services Division


The Emergency and Health Services Division oversees or coordinates the following programs and activities:

  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
  • Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES)
  • City of Placentia Emergency Operations Center
  • City of Placentia Emergency Operations Plans
  • Mass Notification, Alert, and Warning platforms
  • Coordination of Large-scale government, volunteer group, and business responses
  • Community and Business emergency response training
  • City-wide community outreach and disaster preparedness events
  • Oversight of the City's 911 EMS Ambulance and 911 Paramedic service provider

Whole Community Disaster Preparedness

Emergency and Disaster Preparedness are different from person-to-person, and the planning that is associated with these incidents depend on an individual's specific needs. Below are some tips on how to prepare all members of our community can ensure that they are prepared for the possibility of a local emergency or disaster. 

  1. Build an Emergency  Kit
  2. Family and Home Preparedness
  3. Senior Preparedness
  4. Persons with Access and Functional Needs
  5. Pets and Large Animals
Items required to have a basic emergency kit