Emergency preparedness workshops set


The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office will partner with the Ventura County Executive Office to host four virtual Emergency Preparedness Workshops and Community Feedback Sessions to share information about local hazards, coordinated emergency response efforts, and updates to evacuations and emergency messaging.

The first workshop is Sept. 15 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Each workshop will feature opening remarks from Sheriff Bill Ayub and County Executive Officer Mike Powers.

The past year and a half has been challenging for everyone when it comes to contending with the pandemic,” said Ayub. “We cannot let our guard down when it comes to preparedness during these difficult times. Disaster could strike at any moment and we must remain vigilant and prepared.”

Panelists for the workshops will include members of the Ventura County Fire Department, Ventura County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services, and the Ventura County Executive Office, as well as local leaders from Oxnard, Camarillo and Simi Valley.

September is National Preparedness Month and serves as a reminder for individuals, families and communities to “Prepare to Protect.”

Preparedness tips can be found at:

A full schedule of upcoming events, workshops, and meeting can be found at:


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