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Get ready to Shake out. Drop! Cover! Hold on!

Prepare for Earthquakes

Drop, Cover and Hold On. The Great Shakeout is October 21 at 10:21 am. Learn what you can do to get prepared for earthquakes ahead of the drill.
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Thunderstorms & Lightning

Lightning is a leading cause of injury and death from weather-related hazards. Learn what to do before, during and after.
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Get Vaccinated

COVID-19 vaccines are free and available to anyone 12 and older who wants one. Find a vaccine near you today and schedule an appointment.
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Prepare Kids for Disasters

Teach kids how to be prepared for disasters.
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Hurricanes

Prepare for hurricanes now. Know where to go if asked to evacuate quickly and how you and your family will get there.
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Emergency Alerts

Wireless emergency alerts allow officials to provide the public with life-saving information quickly.
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Build a Kit

Make sure your emergency kit is stocked with the right items.
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Make a Plan

Be Prepared. Make an emergency plan today and practice it.

Last Updated: 10/18/2021