Stay Healthy

Resources from the Center for Disease Control for getting vaccinated and preventing the spread of  COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses. Remember to avoid close contact with people who are sick, stay home when you are sick, and wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

Emergency Prevention Resources

Below are resources for the Coloma-Lotus Valley related to emergencies.


Register for alerts with CodeRED

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Note: A CodeRED Emergency message will have a caller ID of 866-419-5000. A CodeRED General message will have a caller ID 855-969-4636. They suggest you program both numbers in your cell phone as a “new contact”. If you need to replay an emergency notification message, simply dial the number and you will be able to hear the message again.

After registering your telephones with CodeRED at, in an emergency, you will receive notifications in the form of voice telephone calls, text messages and emails.  Please follow any directives given in these emergency notifications.  Remember to register all of your telephone numbers with CodeRED including all cellular numbers and landlines.  Parents and guardians, remember to register the cell numbers of any children so they are aware of any emergency situations.

El Dorado County Offices

200 Industrial Drive, Placerville, CA 95667

(530) 621-5655

Office of Emergency Services        Emergency Preparedness & Response

State of California Information – – a website with many resources.

California FireSafe Councilinformation for residents

Coloma Lotus Neighborhood Radio Watch – another way to communicate with neighbors

CalFire’s ReadyForWildfire website with app download

Check Local Burn Regulations before you burn

FireWise (National Fire Protection Association) training webinars and  educational materials

American Red Cross Gold County Region training and volunteer opportunities

Up-to-date Fires & Emergency Information – for fire information, weather, road conditions, fire preparation information

CalFire Incident Information or call (530) 647-5218

Interagency Information

Facebook pages:


See CalFire evacuation tips

Electric Power Outages

PG&E Power outage map and sign up for alerts:

PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoffs