Important information and resources
for flood conditions in San Diego County
- Chula Vista residents can pick up 10 sandbags at NO COST. Bags are available from Tuesday, January 30, through Thursday, February 1 (7am-4:30pm). Please provide proof of residency (utility bill or driver's license). The address is 1800 Maxwell Road in Chula Vista.
- San Diego residents can find additional sandbag locations here.
- The San Diego County Local Assistance Center is open through Wednesday, January 31 to Wednesday, February 7 (10am-7pm). The Center is located at the Spring Valley Library; 836 Kempton St., Spring Valley. No appointment necessary.
- Should you have questions regarding your legal rights and responsibilities as a tenant, please contact the Legal Aid Society of San Diego.
- Report storm damage to the county's online survey to determine eligibility for state or federal disaster aid.
- For insurance related questions, please call 1-800-927-4357 or visit the California Department of Insurance website.
- Damaged vehicles, due to flood or fallen trees, are generally covered under the "comprehensive" portion of your auto policy. Check declaration page to see if this optional coverage was purchased and in effect at the time of loss.
- For information on outage notifications, reporting an outage, and/or how to prepare, check out the San Diego Gas & Electric website.
- Before hiring a contractor, make sure to check their licensing status, including any complaints registered with the Contractors State License Board.
- Learn more about the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEAs), Emergency Alert System (EAS), and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather Radio to stay up to date with the latest weather notifications.
- Stay connected on the latest updates from your local authorities, including the County of San Diego, City of San Diego, Barrio Logan, Logan Heights, Sherman Heights, Bonita, Lincoln Acres, Otay Mesa, and San Ysidro, along with the cities of Chula Vista, National City, and Imperial Beach. You can find information on recovery efforts, storm updates, and community-specific aid through their respective official websites.
- The county has recently sanctioned an Emergency Housing Voucher program and a moratorium on evictions that covers multiple zip codes. For further details, you can contact 211 San Diego.
- The San Diego County District Attorney has warned businesses and scammers against exploiting consumers through fraudulent schemes such as price gouging. Such actions can lead to prosecution and imprisonment. Please visit the district attorney's website to learn more about this issue and what to watch out for.
Remember, your safety is top priority. Stay informed, take necessary precautions, and utilize these resources to navigate through these challenging times. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the recent flooding, please contact my district office at (619) 498-8580.
Information Updated February 2, 2024