Emergency Preparedness

The Office of Emergency Services (OES) operates under Police Administration and serves the entire City of Morgan Hill. OES provides educational services for city employees, residents, businesses, faith based organizations and schools to prevent, prepare, respond and recover from emergencies and disasters, both natural and man-made.

OES staff maintains the city's Emergency Operations Plan (PDF) in accordance with the State of California's Standardized Emergency Management System.

Preparedness 


Following a disaster, community members may not have outside assistance from Law, Fire, or Emergency Medical Service for 72 hours or longer. 

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Basic Training


Learn basic emergency preparedness and disaster response skills through this 8-unit training. The training is offered free of charge to participants 14 years and older. Please visit the Morgan Hill CERT website to learn more about our program. 

    Ham Radio
    Morgan Hill now has approximately 400 licensed ham radio operators. Please send an email to register for the next local ham radio testing opportunity.

    Map Your Neighborhood


    Learn the “9 steps” that can help you, your family, and your immediate neighbors more resilient. Please contact Jennifer Ponce at Morgan Hill's Office of Emergency Services to get started.


    1. Jennifer Ponce

      Emergency Services Coordinator
      Phone: 408-776-7310

    2. Police Department


      Physical Address
      16200 Vineyard Blvd.
      Morgan Hill, CA 95037

      Phone: 408-779-2101