This list of resources has been compiled to help those in need.
- The County of Sonoma is posting information about evacuation areas, evacuation centers, press releases, health information, and much more helpful information for the community at sonomacounty.ca.gov.
- Cherished family heirlooms that survive a fire are often covered with soot and ash, requiring prompt and gentle attention to avoid further damage. The Heritage Emergency National Task Force, a coalition of 42 national organizations and federal agencies co-sponsored by FEMA and the Smithsonian Institution, offers these basic guidelines from professional conservators for those who are searching for, and finding, family treasures amid the ruins.
- Make sure to sign up for Nixle alerts by texting your zip code to 888777. Nixle alerts can also be viewed at: https://local.nixle.com/sonoma-county-sheriffs-office/
- The County of Sonoma encourages residents to use the American Red Cross website safeandwell.org to register that they are safe. Loved ones can use the site to look for someone who has registered themselves as safe,
- Call 707-565-3856 to report a missing person. If you report a person missing and then locate them, please call the hotline again to report the person found.
- One of the best ways to receive alerts during this emergency is to sign up SoCoAlert. Emergency officials use SoCoAlert to deliver incident specific information to precise geographic areas. Go to SoCoAlert.com and click on “Sign Up Today” to sign up.
Sonoma County Emergency and Operations Center
- Information Hotline for the community to call: 707-565-3856 or call 2-1-1.
- Sonoma County is very large – more than one million acres in size. The majority of Sonoma County businesses remain open. Please call to verify their status.
- If you are planning a visit later in October and beyond – please know that SCT update you via their website and social media channels. The North Bay will be ready to welcome you and we are thankful for your business.
- The Sonoma Valley Visitors Bureau’s resource website continues to be updated with information for locals and tourists. Please continue to check back frequently for up to date information and links to official sites. www.sonomavalley.com/fire
- If you do not have access to the internet or a phone, we recommend you tune into local radio stations for information. Some local radio stations are: KZST100.1, KCBS 740AM, KSRO 1350AM, KBBF89.1 (Spanish radio station).
- Summary of businesses open and closed in Napa Valley