Editor's Note: The following message was sent from District 3 Supervisor Dave Cortese on February 22. He can be contacted at: Supervisor Dave Cortese, 70 W. Hedding St., 10th floor, San Jose, CA 95110, (408) 299-5030, or email@example.com.
I want to express my concern to those affected by the recent flooding and hope that you are warm, dry and prepared to face more storms expected over the weekend. We also want to provide you with information on how to report emergency situations and actions to take as the water recedes and cleanup begins.
For those wishing to help, the American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter has set up a volunteer station at 2731 North First Street, San Jose, that will be operating from noon to 6 p.m. today (Thursday, February 23).
The Silicon Valley Community Foundation has also set up a webpage to accept donations to help families in need.
If you are unsure about any of the information below, you may call my office at 408-299-5030 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Streets and Roads
The Santa Clara County Health Officer, Dr. Sara Cody, recommends the following guidelines for anyone who risks coming in contact with flood waters:
The Santa Clara County Department of Environmental Health is providing health and safety guidelines for individuals returning to flooded areas.