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Shake Out - Oct 18

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
The City of Woodinville staff along with thousands of people throughout the State will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:18 a.m. on October 18 during the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills.  Participating is a great way for families, businesses, and organizations to be prepared to survive and recover quickly from an earthquake. 
 
Visit https://www.shakeout.org/washington for fantastic information where you can register to participate on October 18 or access resources for schools, businesses, government agencies and families.
Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety
 
1. Secure spaces by identifying hazards and securing movable items.
2. Plan to be safe by creating a disaster plan.
3. Organize disaster supplies in convenient locations.
4. Minimize financial hardship by organizing important documents, strengthening your property, and considering insurance.
5. Drop, Cover, and Hold On when the earth shakes.
6. Improve safety after earthquakes by evacuating if necessary, helping the injured, and preventing further injuries or damage.
After the immediate threat has passed...
7. Reconnect and Restore - restore daily life by reconnecting with others, repairing damage, and rebuilding community.

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