Palomar College Participates in Great California Shakeout Earthquake Drill


Get ready to DROP! COVER! And HOLD ON!  Thursday, Oct. 20 at 10:20 a.m.

 

What:

Palomar College will participate in the Great California Shakeout earthquake drill.  During the drill, information and directions will be delivered in a 60-second message broadcast through each telephone intercom (speaker), as well as through speakers on buildings throughout the District.   

Who:

Everyone in classrooms, offices and facilities at both the Palomar College San Marcos campus and the Palomar College Escondido Center will be instructed to follow the proper steps to ensure a safe and prompt protection strategy.    All faculty, staff, administrators, students and visitors will be instructed to DROP! COVER! And HOLD ON!

When:
Thursday, October 20 at 10:20 a.m.  

Why:

Participation in the Great California Shakeout earthquake drill is being coordinated through the Environmental, Health & Safety area in the Facilities Department.  The annual event is an opportunity to practice safety measures and take steps to prepare for earthquakes. For more information on the Great California Shakeout, please visit the following website: http://www2.palomar.edu/pages/facilities/earthquake-preparedness/ .

Contact:

Palomar College Environmental Health & Safety, ext. 2147

 

Media Contacts:
Laura Gropen, Director, Communications, Marketing and Public Affairs, ext. 2152
Melinda Finn, Communications Specialist, ext. 2365

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