Placer County Emergency Communication
Stay connected and know what is happening in the eastern Placer County during an emergency by signing up for Placer Alert. The system enables the Placer County Sheriff’s Office to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations such as: severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods. Notifications are issued via email or text message depending on your preference during registration. Don’t wait for the emergency to sign up. Be prepared and sign up today.
Ready Placer Dashboard
During an emergency, residents are urged to monitor the Ready Placer Dashboard, a one-stop emergency information center that is continually updated.
The dashboard features interactive maps to help residents identify evacuation areas and fire locations, assess road conditions and learn more about power outages, air quality and weather conditions. The dashboard also contains the twitter feeds from the Placer County Sheriff’s Office, CAL FIRE/Placer County Fire Department and Placer County.
The Ready Placer Dashboard received more than 3.3 million visits in 2022 for information related to the Mosquito Fire and the winter. Bookmark the dashboard in 2023!
2-1-1 Public Information
2-1-1 is also your connecting point to programs and services in Placer County. Whether it’s help to stop smoking, assistance with your grocery budget or housing needs, 2-1-1 is available to connect you with available resources every day of the year.
North Lake Tahoe Newsletter
Placer County introduced a new North Lake Tahoe newsletter in July 2023 to keep locals informed about county news related to eastern Placer County and North Lake Tahoe. Sign up for the new monthly newsletter to learn more about county projects in North Lake Tahoe, community input opportunities and the programs and services provided by the county.
North Lake Tahoe Website
If you are reading this page, you have found Placer County’s new North Lake Tahoe website. The website was rolled out in June 2023 to share the programs and services provided by the county to residents in North Lake Tahoe. All Tahoe, all the time. We hope you find it useful!