ESCONDIDO–Palomar Health will host its 3rd annual Disaster Preparedness Fair in Escondido in September.
Attendees will learn to prepare and help their family, friends and neighbors in the event of a disaster. Industry experts will be on site to answer questions on how to fortify home against wildfires and earthquakes, and where to take owner’s animals if they 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, Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the north lawn at Palomar Medical Center Escondido, located at 2185 Citracado Parkway in 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 tips on self-protection 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.