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EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS"Stay Calm", "Drop! Cover! Hold On", "Expect After Shocks"
We Can’t PREDICT Them…
We Can’t PREVENT Them…
We Can Only PREPARE for Them
At Home*:
•Secure heavy furniture & items to sturdy walls
•Discuss plans with family & others
•Gather emergency items (including list of Prescription Medications)
•Identify Out-of-Town Contact Plan

•Know how to switch off gas, electricity, water

•Set up plenty of water & food supplies
•Hold emergency drills to familiarize everyone with plans
•Beds should NOT be directly under large windows or heavy objects
•Shout out to others to take cover
•Open doors cautiously to avoid falling objects
•Keep sturdy shoes nearby and at your bedside
•Cooperate with Public Safety efforts
•If you leave home, post message clearly telling where you can be found