Ready or not, the Great Shake Out is on!
Tomorrow (10/20) at 10:20am, all across the United States, people will be dropping, covering and holding on – all in preparation for the “Big One.” It’s called the Great Shake Out and since October is Earthquake Preparedness month, it’s the perfect time to…well, prepare.
Here in the Pacific Northwest, earthquakes are a reality of life. Most of the time, we don’t even feel them. If we didn’t hear about them on the evening news, we’d never know they happened. But those in the know say the big one is coming our way and we’d better be ready.
You’ve got 5 minutes, right? Here’s all you have to do:
- Drop down under a desk or table.
- Hold on with your dominant hand.
- Bend over (if possible) and cover the back of your head with your other hand.
Is that simple or what?
So, are you with me? Set your alarm for 10:20am; then, drop, cover and hold on!
And after you crawl out from under your desk or table, share your Great Shake Out experience on Facebook!
Want to learn more?Sue Anderson
SW Washington Chapter