Kern County is advising all residents to be prepared in case of power shut off.

October 9, 2019

 

Both PG&E and SCE are sending notifications to Kern County residents that there’s a higher potential for power shut-off throughout the entire Kern County area (and much of the State of California) for the next several days. Since this potential public safety power shutoff could effect a large portion of Kern County, we’re asking all residents to be prepared. 

 

Kern County Press Release 


‼️Remember – fuel tank at least half full, three days of food and water for each member of your household, know your medication storage requirements, don’t forget to plan for your pets too, check on your neighbors, have a weather radio and batteries, and have a family plan that details what to do in case of emergency.

❓❓Do you have a medical device that you depend on and would immediately affect your health if you lost power? Such as a breathing machine or home dialysis equipment? You can contact Aging & Adult Services at 855-264-6565 or Community Action Partnership at 211 for assistance.

Utility companies will contact customers directly with information. You can visit their sites for more information at: https://prepareforpowerdown.com or https://bit.ly/2JWs2cS⚠️⚠️ 

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