Several Bay Area cities and counties are offering free sandbags to residents who are concerned about flooding due to this week’s winter storms. To find out if sand bags are available in your area, call 2-1-1.
2-1-1 is available in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Solano and Sonoma Counties. Residents who cannot dial 2-1-1 should call 800-273-6222 to reach United Way’s 2-1-1 call center.
2-1-1 referral service is free, confidential and available 24 hours a day in more than 150 languages.
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