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ShakeOut Media Center

At 10:19 a.m. on October 19, 2023, thousands of people in the Central U.S. will “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” in the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut!

Central U.S. ShakeOut Media Guide (PDF)
Includes ShakeOut descriptions, text for PSAs, available resources and descriptions, fact sheets, and media contacts

Missouri Resource Page (Useful for all states)

General Messaging Page

2023 ShakeOut Media Venues
ShakeOut participants: If your drill is a potential news media location on or before 10/19/21 , please complete our Event Submission form.



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Audio and Video "Drill Broadcast" recordings available for radio/tv stations to play during the ShakeOut Drill (see list of participating stations).

Drill Broadcast (larger size video version) for TV stations to download and play during the ShakeOut Drill.

You may find answers to your questions about the ShakeOut on our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Questions about "Drop, Cover, and Hold On"? Please see our special report.


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