Risk Reduction Information

Resources to Reduce Risk and Prevent Injuries

BOCO Alert – Emergency Notifications

BOCO Alert allows residents of the county and all cities within the county to be notified of an emergency situation in a variety of ways, including on their cell phone, home, and work phone, and by text message and email.

Check the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Communication website for the most up-to-date resources.

Watch Duty Wildfire Alerts

Nearly every wildfire fatality occurs within the first hour. Watch Duty, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, alerts you of nearby wildfires and firefighting efforts in real-time, when every second counts.

Home Fire Safety

Most people spend a lot of time at home, especially now after 2020. More people are working from home, and there are also multiple generations living under one roof. Here are some great resources to help make your home fire safe.

Wildfire Safety

Living with Fire has created materials for residents that have been shared and applied to fire-prone regions throughout the country.

Fall Prevention

Falls are the leading cause of injury and 911 calls that LFPD responds to annually. In 2020, 21% of the medical calls we responded to were related to falls. We want to make sure that you have the tools and resources to feel confident in your body and prevent falls.