St. Francois County Health Officials Promote Earthquake Awareness

(Park Hills) The state of Missouri will hold it’s annual earthquake drill in October. Donovan Kleinberg is the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coordinator at the St. Francois County Health Center in Park Hills. He says something you can do right now to prepare for the possibility of an earthquake is to put together an emergency kit.

Kleinberg says there are other things you can do to prepare.

The Great Central U.S. Shakeout is scheduled for Thursday, October 20th. At exactly 10:20 a.m. that morning, participants will practice “Drop, Cover, Hold On.” More information is available on the state department of public safety website.