Boone County PrepareAthon
Moving from Awareness to Action
Initiate your preparedness efforts and be ready to participate in the Great Central U.S. Shakeout (Earthquake Drill) on October 19th at 10:19 a.m.. (10/19 @ 10:19)
We encourage everyone to participate in PrepareAthon. This includes individuals, families, businesses, churches, government offices, schools … everyone! During this PrepareAthon we ask that you commit to take actions to improve your preparedness. Maybe you will develop or refine your emergency plans, build a disaster supplies kit, or conduct emergency preparedness training. The PrepareAthon will culminate with your participation in the Great Central U.S. Shakeout (Earthquake Drill) on October 19th at 10:19 a.m.. (10/19 @10:19) The key is to take preparedness actions and use October 19th as your target date to complete your efforts by fully participating in the Shakeout. Join the Boone County PrepareAthon today!
PrepareAthon is designed to increase the number of citizens who:
- Understand which disasters could happen;
- Know what to do to be safe and limit damage;
- Take action to increase their preparedness; and
- Participate in emergency planning.
Join the movement to prepare.