Category Archive: Emergency Management

Feb 28

ROAD CLOSURES FLOODING FEB-MARCH 2021

This will be a list of road closures during this flooding event. Please let us know if your road is flooded and not on the list. DO NOT drive in flood waters!! Roads CLOSED: Dark Hollow

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Feb 28

FLOODING FEB-MARCH 2021

The Flood Warning is now in effect until late Wednesday Evening… The Flood Warning continues for the Kentucky River near Ravenna. * Until Wednesday evening. * At 5:15 AM EST Sunday the stage was 21.1 feet. * Flood stage is 21.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast. * Forecast…The river …

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Sep 03

UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ON COVID-19

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Sep 03

Estill County Judge Executive Orders COVID-19

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Sep 03

September is National Preparedness Month

The month of September has been designated as Preparedness Month. Take the time this month to design, update or review your family plans. Every home needs a family plan. This plan includes; What to do in case of a fire, earthquake, tornado, an accident/incident at the Blue Grass Army Depot or other emergency situations that …

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May 27

Summer Safety

POOL SAFETY Never leave a child unattended near water in a pool, tub, bucket or ocean.  There is no substitute for adult supervision. Designate a “Water Watcher” to maintain constant watch over children in the pool during gatherings. Keep a phone at poolside so that you never have to leave the pool to answer the …

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May 27

Sun Safety

It’s almost summer! Time for cookouts, swimming, and many other outdoor activities. Many people forget to use sunscreen until it’s too late and we start to feel the burn from the hot sun. Protecting your skin from the sun’s damaging rays is vital for a number of important health reasons. Here are the top ten …

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Nov 04

Winter Weather Driving Tips

Most people are not formally trained on how to drive in hazardous weather conditions. Many people become very nervous and then confusion prevails. Here are some driving tips to help you steer clear of trouble when driving in heavy rain, sleet, snow or ice. SLOW DOWN – It does not matter what type of vehicle you …

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Nov 04

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

The Estill County EMA/CSEPP office wants you know that carbon monoxide poisoning is a silent, deadly killer claiming about 1,000 lives each year in the United States. Such common items as automotive exhaust, home heating systems and obstructed chimneys can produce the colorless, odorless gas. The gas can also be produced by poorly vented generators, …

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Nov 04

Home Heating Safety

As we begin to turn the heat up inside our homes we need to remember a few safety tips. We heat our homes in different ways, some of us use gas or propane, others use fireplaces or wood stoves and others use electric. No matter how you heat your home there are a few safety …

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