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Emergency Preparedness Fair - Canceled
Canceled - Unfortunately, this event has been canceled due to COVID-19.
We hope to reschedule for the fall. Watch for more information!
On Wednesday, April 22, 2020, Learn how to care for yourself and your family in the event of an earthquake, flood, winter storm, or other disaster at the Emergency Preparedness Fair. Brought to you by the City of Lake Oswego, this free family-friendly event will feature approximately 20 informational booths plus programs and activities.
Location: Lake Oswego Maintenance Center, 17601 Pilkington Road
Stop by any time between 5:30-7:30 p.m.!
Special programs and activities:
- TRUCKS! At this event kids get an up-close look at vehicles they see every day in the community - a fire truck, police vehicles, snow plow, street sweeper, the city’s Mobile Water Treatment System trailer and more!
- Sand bag demonstration. Learn how to properly and efficiently fill a sand bag and how to stack them to get the most protection against flood waters.
- Learn how to save a life! Join the Lake Oswego Fire and Police Departments for special hands-only CPR training. Public Safety officials will teach the core skills of CPR and participants will have the opportunity to practice with mannequin Mini Anne.
- Water Container and Bag Giveaway. To prepare for an emergency, it is recommended that people store one gallon of water per person (and pet) per day for a minimum of 14 days. To help residents meet this goal, the City will be giving away approximately 280 BPA-free 3-gallon water containers (limit of one per Lake Oswego household, while supplies last). In addition, we are giving away one-gallon soft-sided water bags. Add this one-gallon bag to your emergency kit, and use it to get water from a distribution center in an emergency
- Learn how to build and set up a water filtration system.
- See an amateur radio demonstration by the Lake Oswego Amateur Radio Emergency Service (LOARES) and learn how you can become a HAM.
- LOPD’s K9 Team – Meet Officer McMahon and K9 Chase. Chase joined LO’s K9 unit in October 2016 at just 17 months old.