Aug 23 2011
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What To Do If An Earthquake Hits...

The 5.9 earthquake that hit much of the East Coast this afternoon may have been a one-time thing, but here’s a link to the Federal Emergency Management Agency advice on what to do in the event of an earthquake... just in case. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides additional resources on how to prepare for an earthquake, such as having practice drills and establishing an evacuation plan.

See more NewPublicHealth coverage of disaster preparedness issues here.

Tags: Public health, Disasters, Preparedness