Be Prepared for an Earthquake: Drop, Cover, & Hold On

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As we have found out over the last few days, earthquakes can happen anywhere at any time . . . but do you really know what to do in the event of another. Three things to remember are: Drop, Cover, and Hold on.

drop, cover and hold on

  • If you’re in a vehicle . . . .pull over and stop if you can.
  • If in bed . . .stay there.
  • If outdoors . . .stay outdoors.
  • DO NOT get in a doorway.
  • DO NOT run outside.

Prepare now, survive during, and stay safe afterward. . . visit the link for more helpful tips.

Be Prepared for an Earthquake

When the Earth Shakes (video)

Make a supply kit that includes enough food and water for at least three days, a flashlight, a fire extinguisher, and a whistle.

Create a family emergency communications plan that has an out-of-state contact. Plan where to meet if you get separated.

How to Prepare for an Earthquake (Spanish)