Tag Archive: Awareness

Mar 02

MARCH SEVERE WEATHER MONTH

March has been designated as Severe Weather Preparedness Month in Estill County and other counties across the state and have designated this month as a time for severe weather preparedness. We know it’s hard to think about severe weather with all the snow we’ve had, but as the weather begins to get warmer the chance …

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Sep 05

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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Jan 03

Dangers of Alternative Heating Sources

Dangers of Alternative Heating Sources Alternative power sources such as generators and kerosene heaters are commonly used during electrical power outages or for added heat source during extreme cold weather. Improper usage of these devices can cause carbon monoxide to build up in homes or garages, resulting in sudden illness and death. Seek medical attention …

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Oct 17

Halloween Safety Guide – Halloween Safety Tips for Kids

Kids love Halloween! They get to dress up and get free candy! What a perfect holiday! Give your kids some precious Halloween memories that they’ll have for life. Trick or treating isn’t what it used to be. It’s not as safe to let kids walk the streets alone. Send a responsible adult or older teenager …

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Mar 01

Be Aware Learn How to Prepare TV Spots

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Feb 27

CSEPP Media Campaign to Begin March 4th 2013

Starting Monday, March 4th the Kentucky Chemical Stockpile Preparedness Program (CSEPP) will begin a media campaign. Residents of Estill County along with the other CSEPP counties will be begin seeing and hearing all kinds of disaster preparedness ads for CSEPP. We have already changed the billboards on HWY 52; you will also start seeing commercials …

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Jul 20

Fact Sheet for Pertussis (“Whooping Cough”)

What is pertussis? Pertussis, also called “whooping cough,” is a contagious disease caused by bacteria.  Pertussis is usually mild in older children and adults, but it often causes serious problems in babies less than one year of age. What are the symptoms of pertussis? Pertussis symptoms have three stages.  The first stage (which lasts one …

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Feb 07

February is Earthquake Awareness Month

Earthquake Preparedness Month in Kentucky is observed in February in remembrance of the quakes at the New Madrid Fault in the winter of 1811 and 1812. What can I do? Be prepared. Ready.gov’s earthquake section can tell you what to do before, during, and after an earthquake. Join in on the Great Central U. S. Shakeout on …

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Jan 21

Kentucky Earthquake Facts

News Release Earthquake Preparedness Estill County EMA/ CSEPP FOR MORE IINFORMATION CONTACT Melissa A. Neal-Jessie (606) 723-6533 21 Jan. 2009   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kentucky Earthquake Facts Earthquakes in Kentucky are rare, however they are always a looming possibility. Kentucky has a variety of fault systems across the Commonwealth. The two that affect Kentucky the …

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Jan 18

What Do You Do if the Sirens Sound?

News Release CSEPP Information Estill Emergency Management Melissa Jessie, CSEPP PIO (606) 723-6533     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     What Do You Do if the Sirens Sound If the sirens should sound for a chemical emergency, go inside immediately. Make sure you and your family are safely indoors. Turn on the radio or the …

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