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The City of La Quinta's Emergency Services Division is responsible for the City and the community's preparation and response to natural and man-made disasters and emergencies.

Emergency Services monitors federal and state legislation that directly impacts the provision of emergency services to our community. The Emergency Manager is responsible for the City's Emergency Operations Plan (EOP)

 Part 1: Basic Plan and Part 2: Supporting Documents, along with the staffing and operation of the La Quinta Emergency Operations Center (EOC).

The office also provides disaster planning and recovery assistance and coordinates terrorism response related activities to City departments and the community.



La Quinta CERT

 Learn about
La Quinta's
 CERT Program


La Quinta RACES


  Learn about R.A.C.E.S.


Ready.gov website link
Ready.gov Website



Preparedness Events

  • Check here for upcoming events.

Training Opportunities

  • Register for 20-hour CERT Training on March 22nd 6:00pm - 10:00pm,  March 23rd 8:00am - 5:00pm                         and March 24th 8:00am - 5:00pm.  REGISTRATION LINK
  • La Quinta CERT Member monthly meeting/skills practice - CERT Members call (760) 777-7158 for schedule.
  • Request notification for next scheduled CERT class - E-mail emergencyservices@la-quinta.org
  • Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Tours - E-mail emergencyservices@la-quinta.org 

How to Reach us:

Location 78-495 Calle Tampico
La Quinta, CA 92253

Public counter

Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Phone (760) 777-7044
Fax (760) 777-7155
E-Mail emergencyservices@la-quinta.org





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