General Prep Info

You can find information here to help make sure you are as prepared as you possibly can be for potential disasters and other emergencies.

Using training learned in the classroom and during exercises, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers can assist others in their community following a disaster when professional responders are not immediately available to help.
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NERT is a free training program for individuals, neighborhood groups and community-based organizations with in Hayward. Through this program, individuals will learn the basics of personal preparedness and prevention.
Fire Preparedness

Each year more than 2,500 people die and 12,600 are injured in home fires in the United States, with direct property loss due to home fires estimated at $7.3 billion annually. Learn what you can do to protect your home and family here!

We are prepared for the next big quake; are you? Learn how to prepare for an earthquake and get great safety tips provided by the American Red Cross, USGS, and the City of Hayward here.

The City of Hayward has partnered with Alameda County to use their mass notification alert system: AC Alert.