MARCH 2014! Make a plan--Get a kit--Be informed! HILLSBOROUGH NEIGHBORHOOD NETWORK (HNN) HNN EMERGENCY PREP QUARTERLY INFO SESSION Monday, March 3, 2014, 9:00 AM 1600 Floribunda, Town Council Chambers
Crime rates are down! Come find out why, learn the latest stats and how you can help. Hear also about the powerful role of social media during emergencies and disasters. This is HNN's first quarterly meeting of 2014. These informational sessions are free and open to all Hillsborough residents. Hope to see you on 3/3 at 9:00 AM! If you would like to suggest future topics or speakers, please send us an email. RSVPs not required but appreciated at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HILLSBOROUGH NEIGHBORHOOD NETWORK (HNN) is a group of residents collaborating to organize neighborhoods for emergency preparedness at the individual, neighborhood, and community level. Our objective is to prepare neighborhoods to be self-sufficient for a minimum of 72 hours (but preferably 7 days/one week) in case of disaster, to promote a safer, more resilient community, and to build communication within neighborhoods and with the Town. HNN is supported by the Hillsborough Police Department, the Central County Fire Department, and the Town of Hillsborough. “Hillsborough Neighborhood Network is an essential effort for the safety and well-being of our residents, and I encourage everyone in Town to get involved in this critical program. The benefits could save lives, and have the added advantage of being an enjoyable way to get to know your neighbors.” Christine Krolik, former Mayor
84 Neighborhoods, 3 Areas -- We need your help as a Neighborhood Lead volunteer Together we can be prepared! For more info on the HNN Neighborhood Lead role, please click here or contact: email@example.com
ADULT, CHILD AND INFANT CPR/AED TRAINING March sessions have not yet been announced.
All training sessions are at a Central County Fire Department location, which will be confirmed upon registration. Pre-registration is required. No walk-ins accepted. To register for this 3-hour class, email Lisa Bartolo firstname.lastname@example.org or call 650-558-7668. (Proof of residency may be requested). Pre-registration is the only way to ensure that the student to instructor ratio is kept at the 12-1 maximum. When you register and pay, you will also receive the pre-course study materials. You will be certified for 2 years through the American Heart Association. Checks should be made out to Central County Fire Department and brought to Fire Station 36, 1399 Rollins Rd., Burlingame. Red Cross CPR classes are listed on their website. http://www.redcrossbayarea.org/
GET READY! DISASTER PREP BASIC SKILLS CLASS A "Get Ready" two-hour basics session can be scheduled with enough interested residents. The course is ideal for those who don't have time for the more intensive CERT training. The basic disaster preparedness class will teach you how to proactively prepare yourself, family, home and neighborhood for an emergency. Course instructors are experienced staff of the Central County Fire Department (CCFD) which serves the City of Burlingame and Town of Hillsborough. If you'd like to organize one for your neighborhood, gather a minimum of 15 and contact email@example.com.
21 hours of free training by the Central County Fire Department (CCFD)
We recommendCERT-trained residents in all HNN neighborhoods--Join the Spring 2014 training session!
Monday & Wednesday Evenings - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
April 21, 23, 28, 30; May 5, 7 and 12
Burlingame Corp Yard, 1361 N. Carolan Avenue, Burlingame
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training provides private citizens with the basic skills needed to respond to their community's immediate needs in the aftermath of a disaster, when emergency services are not immediately available. The curriculum is standardized nationally, and courses can be made up in other jurisdictions. Slots fill up quickly. Register early to reserve a space by contacting CCFD at 650-558-7600 or email Lisa Bartolo,firstname.lastname@example.org
Module #7 Skill Development & Applications, 5/12/14
Triaging and treating victims
Extricating victims trapped by heavy timbers
Interior search for reported missing persons
HNN recommends that each neighborhood have at least one CERT-trained resident. Anyone interested in more in-depth emergency response and preparedness should enroll in this comprehensive class. This training is offered free to all Burlingame and Hillsborough residents through our Central County Fire Department. To register contact the CCFD at 650-558-7600 or email Lisa Bartolo,email@example.com
The curriculum is standardized, so if you miss a class, you can make it up at the next session or with another fire department. To see current and planned CERT course offerings throughout San Mateo County, please go to:http://www.smcready.org/Community/Calendar.htmlSIGNTop
ALERT SYSTEMS Sign up for any or all of these valuable and timely alert systems. At a minimum, please enroll in SMC Alert!
SMC (San Mateo County) Alert http://www.smcalert.info/ SMC Alert is a free, county-wide alert notification system operated by the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services to immediately contact you during urgent or emergency situations. Select the group “Hillsborough” or any town in the county. You can receive updates to your email accounts, cell phones, smartphones, etc.
HPD Twitter http://twitter.com/hillsboroughpd The Hillsborough Police Department (HPD) posts crime alerts, news, information and emergency notifications on their Twitter page. You can view tweets with or without a Twitter account. You can receive tweets via SMS texts to your mobile device by following @hillsboroughpd and enabling text alerts within your account settings. If you choose not to create a Twitter account, you can still receive text alerts on your mobile device by texting “follow hillsboroughpd” to the number 40404.
HPD Facebook http://www.facebook.com/hillsboroughpd The Hillsborough Police Department posts crime alerts, news, information and emergency notifications on their Facebook page. You can view posts with or without a Facebook account.
HNN BLOCK PARTIESHas your HNN neighborhood had a block party? If you'd like to help put one together, please contact the HNN Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. Recent gatherings have also been held for SEABURY, LOWER AND MID WEST SANTA INEZ, MID FORESTVIEW, BAYWOOD, HILLSBOROUGH OAKS, JACARANDA, SOUTHDOWN, UPPER CHATEAU, EAST SOUTHDOWN, UPPER MARLBOROUGH, EASTERN TARTAN TRAIL, UPPER WEDGWOOD and UPPER BARROILHET.
WOULD YOU LIKE TO VOLUNTEER AS AN HNN NEIGHBORHOOD LEAD? The following general HNN neighborhoods are without Neighborhood Leads:
NORTH AREA EL ARROYO/BROMFIELD, IRWIN SOUTH AREA ARCADIA/WILLARD, SOUTH SCHOOL, TOURNAMENT (MID), UPLANDS, WOODRIDGE WEST AREA AVONDALE, CHURCHILL (LOWER), LAKEVIEW (EAST), LAKEVIEW (WEST), SKYFARM (MID), SKYFARM (UPPER), SUMMIT (UPPER)
If you are interested in finding out what the volunteer Neighborhood Lead role entails, click here.We will give you a comprehensive binder that makes it so easy--with sample letters, spreadsheets, maps, materials, forms, brochures and more that provides everything you need to get started:email@example.com
HILLSBOROUGH HAMS RADIO NET, 19:30 every Tuesday night
Please join our growing radio network and weekly check-in for ham radio operators in the 94010 zip code area. Both recently-licensed ham radio neighbors and our more experienced members are participating. If you have a license, please check in on Tuesday evenings at 19:30 local time for a radio net at 147.525 Megahertz with a PL tone of 114.8 (BURLINGAME 1) in the simplex mode. Our goal is to have at least one ham radio operator in all neighborhoods. If you are interested in participating, or have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office of Emergency Services (OES) holds a net every Tuesday at 8:00 PM on 146.865 (-) PL 114.8 and 146.925 (-) PL 114.8.
AMATEUR RADIO LICENSING
Want to get your amateur radio license? The next study session and exam will be:
DATE: April 19, 2014
TIME: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Study Session,
Exam 4:00 PM
PLACE: Maxwell Tech Talk Room, Google US-MTV-CL3, 1300 Crittenden, Mountain View, CA 94043
Advisors: Christine Krolik, HNN founder, former Hillsborough Mayor Caroline Serrato, HNN founding member, Hillsborough Police Department, email@example.com Lia Turk, HNN former Coordinator
HNN DIRECTORY FORM / ENROLL YOUR HOUSEHOLD Please print and fill out the HNN Emergency Preparedness Directory Form and return to your Neighborhood Lead or HNN, 1600 Floribunda Avenue, Hillsborough, CA 94010. This information is for HNN emergency preparedness purposes only.