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What is Duck, Cover and Hold?

Duck, cover and hold is a safety procedure used when there is an earthquake or other imminent danger to the building or immediate surroundings.  When the duck, cover and hold announcement is made, students and staff should immediately -  DROP to the floor, -  GET under the desk/table and remain facing away from windows.  Students will then COVER their heads with their arms and hands, and wait for further instructions.

For more information, call the Office of School Climate and Safety at 215-400-4710

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