Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Citywide Sirens To Sound As Part Of Great California ShakeOut Earthquake Drill - October 21st at 10:21 a.m.

BOMA San Francisco Members:

The City’s Outdoor Public Warning System Sirens will be activated as part of the Great California ShakeOut – the statewide Drop, Cover and Hold On earthquake drill – on October 21 at 10:21 am.  The sirens will be sounded, followed by a voice message indicating that it is a test.  This is the second year the City is utilizing the system for the ShakeOut drill. San Francisco residents and visitors should not be alarmed by the fact that the sirens are sounding at a time other than the regular Tuesday noon weekly test.

The City is participating in the third annual Great California ShakeOut, the statewide earthquake drill.  To date, more than 341,000 people in San Francisco have registered to participate in the drill, and more than 7.2 million have registered statewide.  Schools, businesses, non-profit organizations, government agencies and individuals are encouraged to increase their level of emergency preparedness by registering for the drill.  Click here for more information.

Citywide Sirens to Sound as Part of Great California Shakeout Earthquake Drill
Thursday, October 21, 10:21 a.m.
104 locations citywide

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