1 minute readHealth & Safety

It’s the Great ShakeOut

Today, 10/18 at 10:18am, you can join over 12 million people around the world practice earthquake preparedness. Just this week an earthquake was felt in New England, so you don’t have to be a west coaster to take some easy extra steps.

Learn more about the Great ShakeOut and if it’s not too late, register at ShakeOut.org. If you’ve missed it, it’s never too late to learn what to do when an earthquake occurs, and it’s always good to practice: Drop, Cover, and Hold On!

Think you know all you need to know already? Take our quiz and find out if all’s smooth or if your knowledge is a little shaky.

Great ShakeOut quiz

To learn what you need to do before, during, and after an earthquake, and to set up custom earthquake alerts, download the FREE Red Cross Earthquake app today. It’s a a must-have app for anyone who lives in an earthquake-prone area or has loved ones who do.

From your mobile phone, call **REDCROSS” (**73327677) and we will send you a link to download the app to your phone or you can download them directly from the iTunes or Google Play app stores.