Greater Palm Springs is known for its diversity and friendliness. Each of our nine cities—Palm Springs, Desert Hot Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, La Quinta, Indio and Coachella—offers its own blend of experiences. Nevertheless, it’s always good to take precautions when visiting a new destination.
To ensure safe travels not only here but anywhere you may visit, we offer some suggestions and resources below.
Emergency Line 911
Desert Hot Springs Police Department 760-329-2904
Palm Springs Police Department 760-323-8116
Cathedral City Police Department 760-770-0300
Rancho Mirage – Riverside County Sheriff 760-836-3215
Palm Desert Police Department 760-836-1600
Indian Wells – Riverside County Sheriff 760-836-3215
La Quinta – Riverside County Sheriff 760-836-3215
Indio Police Department 760-391-4057
Coachella – Riverside County Sheriff 760-836-3215
Desert Regional Medical Center, Palm Springs
Eisenhower Health, Rancho Mirage
John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital, Indio
An earthquake is a sudden and rapid shaking of the ground caused by the shifting of rocks deep underneath the earth’s surface. Earthquakes can happen without warning and result in injuries and damage to property and roads. Earthquakes can cause fires, tsunamis, landslides or avalanches. While they can happen anywhere, areas at higher risk for earthquakes include California.
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Planners who lack a system for managing meeting safety and security may be courting disaster because they remain vulnerable to a wide variety of threats. The need for comprehensive crisis management is greater than ever. Recent trends in violence have increased awareness that it can happen at hotels and resorts at any time.
To assist meeting planners with this important topic, here are some industry resources to help you get started:
Offering a variety of resources for many situations
“Navigating Risk in a World Full of Fear”
“The Essential Guide to Safety & Security”
“Online Workplace Violence and Active Shooter Preparedness Training”
“Security Initiative FAQs”