CHA News Article

Hospitals to Participate in ‘Great ShakeOut’ Drill Oct. 19

This year’s Great California ShakeOut drill will be held Oct. 19 at 10:19 a.m. to help Californians prepare for the next big earthquake. Hospitals can participate in a variety of ways, depending on their organization’s time and resources. The ShakeOut drill has occurred every third Thursday of October since 2008. Many providers are already actively engaged in the ShakeOut, and CHA encourages all hospitals and systems to participate each year. To register and begin planning for the Great California ShakeOut drill, visit Those participating in the drill can find messaging resources, in English and Spanish, at