Chino Cares Challenge

emergency kit and preparation check list
The Chino Cares Earthquake Preparedness Challenge

Each year, the months of September and October highlight the importance emergency preparedness with several key events. September is National Preparedness Month and October has the Great ShakeOut, which is the world’s largest earthquake drill, and National Fire Prevention Week, which is a week-long campaign that focuses on fire safety education. 

To celebrate, we are challenging the Chino community with a second Chino Cares Challenge. We want YOU to be prepared for when disaster strikes and to help you, we have come up with a fun and interactive way for you to earn earthquake preparedness supplies.

Take the Challenge, Chino!


How to Participate: 

Complete one or more of the following tasks listed below. The more tasks you complete, the more preparedness items you will earn!

1. Stay informed – sign up or update your contact information in Chino Notify, our emergency mass notification system: 

2. Get information from reliable sources – sign up to receive City e-newsletters and follow the City, Police, and Fire on our social media.
          City of Chino
          Chino Police Department
          Chino Valley Fire District
          City of Chino: @cityofchinogov
          Chino Police Department: @chinopolicedept
          Chino Valley Fire District: @cvifd
          City of Chino: @CityofChinoGov
          Chino Police Department: @chinopolicedept
          Chino Valley Fire District: @cvifd

3. Create a family disaster plan – we have templates available for you and your family to work together to create your own disaster plan.
          English (pdf)
          Español (pdf)         

4. Help First Responders – sign up for Community Connect and enter information that can help first responders assist more effectively during an emergency. 

5. Attend an emergency preparedness webinar by the City of Chino. 
         Next English Session: TBD
          Próxima sesión en español: 3/15 haga clic aquí para más información o 4/19 haga clic aquí para más información.

For each task that you complete, you will earn the following preparedness items:
1 task = receive earthquake/museum putty
2 tasks = receive earthquake/museum putty and emergency whistle 
3 tasks = receive all items from previous tasks and hand crank flashlight
4 tasks = receive all items from previous tasks and first aid kit
Complete all 5 tasks = receive all items from previous tasks and emergency shutoff tool

How to Claim Preparedness Items:

1. Fill out the Chino Cares Challenge verification form(PDF) 
(Available in English and Spanish).  

2. Submit form to Denise School, Emergency Services Coordinator, at

For questions about the Chino Cares Earthquake Preparedness Challenge, please contact Denise School, Emergency Services Coordinator, atdschool@chinopd.orgor (909) 334-3192.

For more information about Chino Cares, click here.

For more information about Chino Cares COVID-19 Donation Drive, click here. 

For more information about emergency preparedness, click here.