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Pleasanton Emergency Services

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Pleasanton Emergency Services

There are a variety of Pleasanton emergency services in this California city. These include police, fire fighters and doctors.

Pleasanton, CA isn't far from San Francisco, so that makes earthquakes one topic that many people are interested in. Emergency preparedness officials say the best way to deal with the potential for any kind of natural disaster is to simply create a plan and be prepared.

One great tip is to create a family emergency plan. This can help all family members know how to react in the way if something does happen.

Officials suggest that you review this plan at least once a year. It's important to talk about your emergency plan with your small children more frequently than once a year, according to Pleasanton officials.

According to the city of Pleasanton, in a major emergency there would only be 32 fire fighters, 15 police and two ambulances to take care of about 140,000 people. Given these kinds of statistics, it’s really important to make your own safety plan, local officials say.

It’s also good to know the locations of the Pleasanton, California hospitals and their relative distance and proximity to your home, work and children’s school. One thing many people forget to do is to check which hospital your insurance allows you to visit.

If you are looking for a Pleasanton, California ER - there are a few to choose from. ValleyCare Medical Center in Pleasanton has ER services. Nearby also is Valley Memorial Hospital, which has locations in both Pleasanton, CA and Livermore, CA.

Photography by Christophe Tomatis