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Springfield Greene County Office of Emergency Management in cooperation with Truman Elementary School will provide a media availability during The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut earthquake drill Feb. 7, 2013

February 7, 2013, 10 - 10:30 am, Demonstration at Truman Elementary School

Event location:
Truman Elementary School
3850 N. Farm Road 159
Springfield, MO (Map)

Event Contact:
Dale Moore, Springfield Greene County Office of Emergency Management, 417-848-7777


Summary:
The Springfield Office of Emergency Management will do a brief presentation followed by a highly visual “Drop, Cover, Hold On” earthquake drill at approximately 10:15 a.m.


Full Description:
Truman Elementary School will be participating in the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut Feb. 7, 2013. This date coincides with the 201st anniversary of the New Madrid earthquake. Media is invited to cover their drill participation. The Springfield Office of Emergency Management will do a brief presentation followed by a highly visual “Drop, Cover, Hold On” earthquake drill at approximately 10:15 a.m.




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The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut Step 1: Secure it now! Step 2: Make a plan Step 3: Make disaster kits Step 4: Is your place safe? Step 5: Drop, Cover, and Hold On Step 6: Check it out! Step 7: Communicate and recover!