1. Stay inside: Drop, Cover, Hold On — Be prepared for aftershocks!
  2. Check yourself and others for injuries.
  3. Use shoes and gloves to protect from broken glass, check for hazards.
  4. Shut off water to your unit.
  5. Put Go Bag in central location, turn on battery-powered/hand-crank radio to 91.5 FM or NOAA (162.550 MHz–only available on emergencyradios).
  6. Post OK/HELP sign outside front door. Leave door unlocked.
  7. Check on floor neighbors.
  8. Cover toilets and all sinks and shower/tub drains. Nothing can go down the pipes. Do not use the garbage chute. Set up twin-bucket sanitation system.
  9. Call or text main personal contact on your emergency list if possible.