School Relocation Center
Should an emergency at Diablo Canyon Power Plant occur; public,
private and parochial schools within the Emergency Planning Zone
have emergency plans. If your child's school is not shown on the
chart below, ask the school for a copy of its plan.
precaution, public school officials may decide to close their
schools and move students to a Public School Relocation Center
before any public action is required. They will be moved by bus to
a Public School Relocation Center under constant adult
supervision. In this case, listen to a local radio or television
station for details on school relocation and where to meet your
children. News reports will inform you of public schools that take
early action to move children. The news reports also will let you
know the location to which the children have been moved.
Parents should not try to pick up
children at public schools unless they are directed to do so.
This could cause traffic and safety problems for children who are
being moved. Also, children already may be at a Public School
Relocation Center before parents arrive.
Day Care or Before/After School Programs: Please
check with your children's care provider concerning emergency
Immediately following a large disaster, suitable shelter sites will be
selected from a predesignated list based on areas of need
and estimated numbers of displaced persons. Each site must
be inspected for safety prior to being opened to the public.
Therefore, it is not possible to say with advance certainty
which sites will actually operate as disaster shelters. As
soon as disaster sites have been formally designated, this
list will be announced through local media to the public. If
it is unsafe to shelter-in-place, and you do not have an
alternative, evacuate to a designated emergency shelter.
Should an emergency at Diablo Canyon Power Plant
occur, the primary Congregate Care and Reception
Centers would be, Camp Roberts to the North and
Santa Maria Fairgrounds to the South.
If you reside in the
Emergency Planning Zone and would require
special evacuation assistance, please download
and print the card below, fill in your
information, and mail it to our office. You may
also request to have a card mailed to you by
calling the County OES office at 781-5011.
Once your card is processed,
you will receive a confirmation letter and/or
Evacuation Assistance Request
Obispo County Office of Emergency Services
Government Center Room D-430
Obispo, CA 93408