Dr. Akilah Weber - Assemblymember, 79th District
National Earthquake Preparedness Month

National Earthquake Preparedness Month

Know what to do before, during, and after a quake, visit www.caloes.ca.gov. For important earthquake insurance information visit www.earthquakeauthority.com or call (877) 797-4300.

BEFORE the earthquake:

  • Practice Drop, Cover, and Hold drill.
  • Gather critical personal and financial documents.
  • Discuss how to prepare with your family,
    friends, and neighbors.
  • Gather and store basic supplies.

DURING the earthquake:

  • If indoors: drop, cover, hold on. Do not run outside!
  • If outdoors: move away from buildings, streetlights,
    and utility wires.
  • In a high-rise building: stay away from windows or
    walls, and elevators.
  • If driving: stop, stay in vehicle, avoid stopping near
    buildings, trees, overpasses, and utility wires.

AFTER the earthquake:

  • Check for injuries, provide assistance if you
    have training.
  • Have utilities inspected by qualified professionals.
  • Stay away from damaged areas.

If you do EVACUATE:

  • List 3 places where family members should go if they cannot stay or return home.
  • Be in communication. Use phone for emergencies and
    out-of-area contact to inform statuses.
  • Take necessary supplies with you.
  • Post a message inside your home indicating where
    you can be found.

OPT-IN FOR REAL-TIME NOTICES: Text your "Zip Code" to 888777 

Earthquake Insurance Info.:


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Akilah Weber, M.D.
Assemblymember, 79th District

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Capitol Office:
State Capitol
P.O. Box 942849
Sacramento, CA 94249-0079
Tel: (916) 319-2079
Fax: (916) 319-2179

District Office:
4700 Spring Street
Suite 301
La Mesa, CA 91941
Tel: (619) 465-7903
Fax: (619) 465-7909