-DO NOT use the telephone unless there is a life-threatening emergency
-Check for gas and water leaks or downed power lines
-Check buildings for cracks and damages
-Have a portable radio on hand, so that you are able to tune in for news reports and any given safety instructions
-Avoid using your vehicle, so the streets remain accessible for emergency vehicles.
For further information go to: www.OES.ca.gov
PLEASE PREPARE FOR THE UNEXPECTED AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE, AND REMAIN CALM IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY. EXERCISING THE TWO WILL LIKELY LEAD YOURSELF AND OTHERS TO SAFETY, EFFECTIVELY AND EFFICIENTLY.