SDHHS to Present Community Forum on the Recent Hep A and Flu Outbreak – April 12

SDHHS to Present Community Forum on the Recent Hep A and Flu Outbreak

The San Diego Health and Human Services Agency (SDHHS) will address the recent Hep A and flu outbreak at a community meeting on public health services from 7 pm to 8:30 pm Thursday, April 12, at the Poway City Council Chambers.  Sheila Rinker, SDHHS Public Health Nurse, will talk about the preparedness and response to the recent Hep A and flu outbreak in San Diego County and how SDHHS responded to the high level of incidents occurring in the county. She will also discuss their day-to-day planning for prevention of widespread health events and measures individuals and local communities can take to precaution.  This meeting is presented by the nonprofit Poway Neighborhood Emergency Corps that works to complement the City of Poway Emergency Operations Plan through a grass roots communication network of neighbors. For more information on PNEC, please visit

SDG&E: Receive free energy alerts to keep your budget on track

Watch your energy use and costs with email or text alerts from SDG&E. Energy alerts can help you set monthly spending goals, track your progress and get automated alerts to stay in control and on budget. Alerts you can sign up for include:

  • Your pre-set spending goal was exceeded
  • Your pre-set electric or gas use level was exceeded
  • You’ve moved into a higher-priced electric tier
  • A weekly energy use summary with all this information plus energy saving tips

How to subscribe to alerts:

  • Log into My Account
  • Look for Alerts & Subscriptions at the top
  • Click on Alerts
  • Click on Subscribe next to the type of alert
  • Select the email addresses and phone numbers to receive alerts

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City of Poway Shelter Training – March 17

Saturday, March 17th, 8:00am—1:00pm
Fire Station # 3, 14322 Pomerado Road, Poway, CA
**Open to all residents of Poway**


Learn how to volunteer in an evacuation shelter in times of disaster. This class is sponsored by the City of Poway and will allow you to serve the community of Poway as a registered disaster worker.

To register or for more information:

Call Susy Turnbull at 858-668-4474 or

(Coffee and light snacks provided)

2017 Poway Emergency Fair Photos

The 2017 Poway Emergency Fair was well-attended and a great source of information on emergency preparedness. In addition to First Responders, community service organizations, and local providers of products and services, Amateur Radio operators conducted an “Extreme Fair Weather Drill” to demonstrate the use of Ham Radio in an emergency.