How to Shelter-in-Place

Hills just outside of Watsonville

With all of the ammonia refrigeration plants, as well as occasional use of toxic fumigants in the berry production on farms in the Watsonville area, the real possibility exists for an airborne chemical release that would call for our community to “Shelter-in-place”.

What is “Shelter in place”? ¬†“Shelter-in-place”¬†means selecting an interior room or rooms in your home or workplace with no or few windows and taking refuge there. For more information on how to prepare yourself and your family, visit:

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