Escondido, CA

Prepare now before a disaster strikes

One of the demonstrations given September 15 will be on how to use a fire extinguisher.

Palomar Health to host 3rd annual Disaster Preparedness Fair in Escondido 

Learn what you need to prepare now to help your family, friends and neighbors in the event of a disaster. Speak with industry experts about how to fortify your home against wildfires and earthquakes and where to take your animals if you have to evacuate. 

Experience the intense shaking of an 8.0 tremor in the world’s largest mobile earthquake simulator. Gets hands-on experience putting out small fires and become empowered to help in a bleeding emergency through the Stop the Bleed Campaign. 

The 3rd Annual Disaster Preparedness Fair will be hosted by Palomar Health on Saturday, September 15 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on the north lawn at Palomar Medical Center Escondido (2185 Citracado Parkway, Escondido). Attendance is free and open to the public.

The Escondido Police Department will demonstrate their police dog units and display their SWAT gear. Experts will share how you can protect yourself in a dangerous situation. The Escondido Fire Department will display a vintage 1926 fire engine. The San Diego Blood Bank will be accepting blood donations onsite. 

There will be free giveaways, food trucks, activities for the whole family and personal preparedness items for sale. 

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