- Emergency Kit
- Muir Beach Residents' Household Registry Form
- Muir Beach Area Disaster Council
- Marin County
WHERE TO GET HELP
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We made it through the fire season without a burn, and the 2010 tsunami messed up Crescent City and Santa Cruz Harbor, but it missed Muir Beach. We may be good, but we sure are lucky. Every winter the storm window opens, creating the possibility of another corker like the winter when our neighbors at the bottom of Shoreline were flooded out of their homes.
The Muir Beach Area Emergency Preparedness Committee has been meeting regularly. Its members have contacted their neighbors to distribute emergency preparedness information and to complete the Household Registries. More than two-thirds of these Household Registries are now on file with their Neighborhood Liaisons, the Muir Beach Volunteer Fire Department and the Emergency Preparedness Committee. We are better prepared than most communities, but we still have a long way to go.
In addition to making sure that all of our Household Registries are complete and up-to-date, the Emergency Preparedness Committee strongly recommends that each and every household have appropriate first aid, emergency and food supplies to last at least a week. Please check out the Disaster Supplies Kit and the Recommended Foods List for specific recommendations, and make sure that you, your family and your friends are prepared.
If all this emergency preparation and purchasing of supplies seems like a bit much at once, please consider the attached Emergency Preparedness Calendar Checklist and break your emergency preparations and purchases into twenty-six weekly installments. To help make this as easy as possible, please check this website and/or your community bulletin board once a week and we’ll post that week’s emergency suggestions.
Finally, the Emergency Preparedness Committee also feels that first aid, CPR and Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) should also be a high priority for as many of our neighbors as possible. Accordingly, we periodically schedule first aid and CPR classses for the community. We’ll publish the details as they become available on this website.
Muir Beach Residents, please download both pages of the Household Registry Form, fill them out, and put them in the Muir Beach Volunteer Fire Department mail box across from the Pelican Inn.
This Household Registry provides the information necessary to ensure that
the Muir Beach community, its Volunteer Fire Department and other responders
are prepared to take action knowledgably and effectively to everything from
individual emergencies to regional disasters. It helps the community understand
and organize the skills, equipment and supplies available. It has been completed
by nearly everyone in the Muir Beach Area, and is provided to all new residents.
If your Household Registry is not on file or needs to be updated, please
download the attached Household Registry form and return it to the MBVFD
Fire Chief Steve Wynn in the Muir Beach Volunteer Fire Department mail box.
Household Registry Form - Page 1 (PDF)
Household Registry Form - Page 2 (PDF)
(Be sure to download and complete BOTH pages)
Tips for the Elderly (PDF)
Tips for Pet Owners (PDF)
Disaster Supplies Kit (PDF)
Office of Emergency Preparedness
Emergency Assistance Resources in Marin
Marin County Schools Emergency Preparedness Services
Marin County C.E.R.T Information & Training
Contact Sheet for Parents and Caregivers
Read an article on basic life support and emergency CPR by Medical Trainer David Patterson
Learn CPR: You Can Do it!
CPR Tips to increase patient survivability (video)
Pocket CPR Guides - Printable, iPhone & Android Apps
Getting Ready for the Big One - Sunset Magazines complete guide (PDF)
University of California Agriculture & Natural Resources Environmental
Health & Safety
General Earthquake Safety (PDF)
Why Bother to Retrofit Your Home
ABAG Home Quake Safety Toolkit
Plant fire resistant plants around your home - see this detailed list of
Make Your Home Fire Safe (PDF)
Assemble a first aid kit for your home and one for each car.
- (20) adhesive bandages, various sizes.
- (1) 5" x 9" sterile dressing.
- (1) conforming roller gauze bandage.
- (2) triangular bandages.
- (2) 3 x 3 sterile gauze pads.
- (2) 4 x 4 sterile gauze pads.
- (1) roll 3" cohesive bandage.
- (2) germicidal hand wipes or waterless alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
- (6) antiseptic wipes.
- (2) pair large medical grade non-latex gloves.
- Adhesive tape, 2" width.
- Anti-bacterial ointment.
- Cold pack.
- Scissors (small, personal).
- CPR breathing barrier, such as a face shield.
- Aspirin or nonaspirin pain reliever
- Anti-diarrhea medication
- Antacid (for stomach upset)
- Syrup of Ipecac (use to induce vomiting if advised by the Poison Control Center)
- Activated charcoal (use if advised by the Poison Control Center)
American Red Cross Mobile Apps
American Red Cross First Aid Kit
American Red Cross Survival Kit
County & State Emergency Links