The county is asking residents to join the Washington Emergency Management Division, Thurston County Emergency Management and the 500,000 registered participants for the drill scheduled at 10:18 a.m. Thursday.
Registration and participation is free. Individuals, families, businesses, schools, community organizations, hospitals, clinics and those who work with animals and livestock can register by visiting www.shakeout.org. For more information and resources on responding to earthquakes and other emergencies, visit the Thurston County Emergency Management webpages at by clicking here.
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