State of California Requires Closures of Certain Business Sectors. 

Find Information on Affected Sectors and City Resources

Questions or concerns regarding a business's compliance with COVID-19 requirements may be directed to the Covid Compliance hotline at 1 (844) VC-OPENS / (844) 826-7367 or email

The Simi Valley Public Library, Senior Center, and Cultural Arts Center remain closed to the public.

 For the most current COVID-19 case numbers and more, visit I En Español

Emergency Services

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Office of emergency services

Welcome to the Simi Valley Office of Emergency Services

The Simi Valley Office of Emergency Services is dedicated to developing, implementing, and maintaining programs to prepare the City for natural, manmade, or technological disasters.


JOIN US in the largest World's Largest Earthquake Drill. October 18, 2018. Shake Out;

Are You Ready to ShakeOut?

The Great California ShakeOut is held annually on the third Thursday of October.  It is a day of special events featuring the largest earthquake drill ever, organized to inspire Californians to get ready for big earthquakes, and to prevent disasters from becoming catastrophes.

What we do now, before a big earthquake, will determine what our lives will be like afterwards. Visit the Great California ShakeOut page for more information.


Emergency Notification System - VC Alert

VC Alert LogoThe City of Simi Valley uses VC Alert, a high-speed emergency notification system, to deliver critical messages (voicemail, email, and texts) about local emergencies and other important community news. VC Alert may be used to deliver alerts when there is a threat to the health or safety of residents. You may also sign up to receive community alerts. The VC Alert Emergency Notification System database currently includes all listed and unlisted landline telephone numbers in Simi Valley that are serviced by AT&T. If you would like to be contacted on your cellular phone, work phone, TTY device, email, or fax, or via instant messaging, you must register that information using the opt-in portal. All information you provide will be kept strictly confidential. VC Alert is a free service.  Please visit Ready Ventura County for more information.

Simi Valley Emergency Plan

The City's SEMS Multi-Hazard Functional Plan (MHFP) addresses the City of Simi Valley's planned response to extraordinary emergency situations associated with natural disasters, technological incidents, and national security emergencies. Visit the Simi Valley Emergency Plan page for more information.

Ready Ventura County

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Be sure to visit this county wide resource for general preparedness information Ready Ventura County  



Community Emergency Response Training (CERT)


The Office of Emergency Services is now accepting applications for the next CERT 


Please visit the CERT page for more information.





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