California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services

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As part of the ongoing effort to protect Californians from fraud and ensure the integrity of the state unemployment system, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) in partnership with California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), the California Employment Development Department (EDD), and the State’s Districts Attorneys, …continue reading

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Just two weeks into a groundbreaking, first-in-the-nation initiative, more than 168,000 Californians have received their first shot of the two-shot series, at State/Federal Community Vaccination Centers (CVC) and their Mobile Vaccination Clinics (MVC), which have been hosted by community and faith-based organizations to microtarget the hardest hit and hardest-to-reach communities. …continue reading

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One week into a groundbreaking, first-in-the-nation initiative to vaccinate some of the most diverse and socioeconomically challenged communities in the country, tens of thousands of Californians have received a COVID-19 vaccination. Two Community Vaccination Centers, co-run by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of California through the …continue reading

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Taking action to maintain life-preserving healthcare system capacity amid the current surge in COVID-19 cases, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and the California Health and Human Services Agency formally requested the deployment of 500 additional federal medical personnel into the state to staff hospitals, skilled nursing …continue reading

The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services cybersecurity expert offers tips on safe online shopping. Watch this Keith Tresh video.

Ten days out from the 2020 Presidential Election, Governor’s Office of Emergency Services Director Mark Ghilarducci, who serves as California’s Homeland Security Advisor, released the following statement on the efforts underway to ensure a safe election for all Californians: “The right to a free and fair election is the foundation …continue reading

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As the West Coast continues to experience a widespread heatwave, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) is highlighting ways Californians can conserve energy this week to avoid temporary energy service interruptions. Cal OES is also encouraging all Californians to take steps now to prepare themselves and their …continue reading

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State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced that the California Department of Education (CDE) has released comprehensive guidance that will support public school leaders across the state as they work with their local health officers to plan for the safe reopening of campuses and classrooms this fall. Titled “Stronger …continue reading

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Governor Gavin Newsom issued an emergency proclamation for Los Angeles and Riverside counties due to the effects of several fires, including the Saddleridge, Eagle, Sandalwood, Reche, and Wolf fires, which have destroyed structures, threatened homes and critical infrastructure, and caused the evacuation of tens of thousands of residents. On October …continue reading