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This page provides a list of news articles about the ShakeOut, media advisories, ShakeOut events, participant email updates, and more.

ShakeOut participants: If your drill is a potential ShakeOut news venue, please complete our Event Submission form.

Media Contacts:

Steven Freiderich
Washington State Military Department
(253) 512-8283

Maximilian Dixon
Washington State Military Department
(253) 512-7017


Media advisories and releases about the Great Washington ShakeOut will be listed here.

Washington Military Department

Media Advisories

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Events that inform the public about preparedness and the ShakeOut will be listed on our calendar.

Calendar of ShakeOut-Related Events

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Updates e-mailed to participants and others with the latest ShakeOut news, preparedness tips, and more will be listed here

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