Directions for the drill
1. Identify what zone you live in. See street list below. This will provide you with either a morning of afternoon session you will participating in:
i. Morning session 9:00am -12:00pm (Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 3)
ii. Afternoon session 1:00pm- 3:00pm (Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6)
**Please note, this is an annual drill that rotates neighborhoods. Not all neighborhoods are included**
2. Based on the Zone you live in you will be notified at either 9:00am or 1:00pm.
3. Once residents receive an Alert Marin message, you should proceed to the evacuation center at 1327 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, San Anselmo (Drake High School)
4. Safely evacuate by auto to Drake High School and into the parking lot
5. Follow the instructions by onsite personnel. DO NOT GET OUT OF YOUR VEHICLE. Due to COVID restrictions all participants will remain in their vehicle AT ALL TIMES.
6. Emergency Preparedness information will be handed out to vehicles in a drive-thru style with social distance protocols in place. Please remain in your vehicle and ensure you have a face covering.
What is the difference between Alert Marin and Nixle? They are both electronic emergency notification systems, but each system serves a different purpose.
When do we use Alert Marin?
When ACTION is needed at a SPECIFIC ADDRESS or NEIGHBORHOOD
Imminent flooding, wildfires, and evacuations with life safety implications
During-event information about evacuation routes, shelters, transportation
Other public safety incidents where lives may be at risk
When do we use Nixle?
When INFORMATION is needed in a ZIP CODE
Road closures, general updates, issues affecting larger areas
Post-disaster information about shelters, transportation, or supplies
Police activity and general public safety information
Streets Included this year are:
Zone 1 (Forest Zone)
Center Boulevard (address 421 - 780)
San Anselmo Avenue
Deer Park Lane
Zone 2 (Deer Park Zone)
Deer Park Drive
Zone 3 (Herrera Zone)
Camino De Herrera
Hill Crest Ct
Zone 4 (Sequoia Zone)
Forbes AvenueLongwood DriveHilldale DriveCarolina AvenueIsland DriveRed hill AvenuePark WaySequoia DriveCottage AvenueLongview AvenueJordan avenueAmberwood LaneSouthview TerraceOak Hill DriveCrooked AvenueAlpine TerraceAlpine LaneJersey AvenueGolf LaneAlta AvenueFreita LaneSearles LanesGrove Hill Avenue NorthGrove Hill Avenue SouthMadera AvenueMillbrae AvenueSunny DriveCypress AvenueWestgate WayRodgers AvenueCoogan AvenueBungalow AvenueAncho Vista AvenueBuena VistaEssex StreetBoulder LaneAlemandPalm LaneSpaulding StreetLuna LaneLoma Robles DriveShaw DriveSunny Hills Drive
Zone 5 (Portions of Kent Zone)
Sir Francis Drake Boulevard
Willow Hill Road
Zone 6 (Portions of Kentfield Zone)
Sir Francis Drake Boulevard
Laurel Grove Avenue
Monte Alegre Road
Makin Grade 5,11,15,17,21,27,254,293, 301,302,307
Upper Toyon Drive 303,313,320,325,337,341