Emergency Preparedness

This list includes resources compiled by Community Support and GGMG members. If you are a GGMG member requiring extra support, please contact communitysupport@ggmg.org

If you would like to add to the list or make a suggestion, please contact resourcelist@ggmg.org

**GGMG Members** are noted
**Member recommended** vendors have been mentioned on the forums

For emergency preparedness resources, please see below. Other resources:

Crisis Resources
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Grief and Loss
Individual Counseling
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New Mothers
Postpartum Depression

Phone numbers to have handy for general emergencies
Poisons information: 1-800-222-1222

San Francisco emergency dispatch: 415-553-8090 (better than 911 from a cell phone, especially if near a highway)

Your local police department, look up here: http://www.sf-police.org/index.aspx?page=38

General Emergency
NERT **Member recommended**
Take free emergency preparedness training (earthquake focus) and connect with other NERTs to help respond in a city-wide disaster scenario
http://www.sf-fire.org/index.aspx?page=859

Alert SF **Member recommended**
On Alert SF you can sign up to get warnings and info about disruptive events occurring in SF.
https://alertsf.org/

Ready.gov **Member Recommended**
General preparedness advice
http://www.ready.gov/
Specifically for earthquakes: http://www.ready.gov/earthquakes

SF72 **Member Recommended**
General info for being prepared in SF. Although: 72 hours is good (any preparation is good), but since Katrina many are now recommending being prepared for 5-7 days if possible.
http://www.sf72.org/home

Earthquake Preparedness

Most sites under "Emergency" also apply to earthquakes.

ShakeOut
An annual California-wide earthquake drill, with information on how and what to practice:
http://www.shakeout.org/california/index.html

Totally Unprepared
A site designed to make preparing for an earthquake easy and fun
http://www.totallyunprepared.com/

Matt Springer's blog **Member recommended**
Matt Springer posts general tips about earthquake preparedness and also presents talks about earthquake preparedness around the city
http://quaketips.blogspot.com/

Red Cross **Member Recommended**
http://www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster/earthquake

CPR and First Aid

GGMG runs classes regularly for members at a discounted rate and with child care provided.

Check the events listings for information. For infant classes, see the New Mothers page

Sports Basement **Member Recommended**
Sports Basement regularly provide free CPR classes - check their calendar
http://www.sportsbasement.com/calendar


Ready SF **Member Recommended**
Also provide earthquake preparedness classes
http://www.readysf.com/

Anna Griffin **Member Recommended**
Private classes in English or Spanish
www.annagriffincpr.com

Updated May 2016