Tag Archive: Protection

Oct 04

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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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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Mar 09

Critical Water Shortage/Boil Water Advisory

·         Critical Water Shortage and Boil Water Advisory for all residents of Estill County ·         Please only use water for necessities. ·         Any water for consumption needs to be boiled at a rolling boil for 3 minutes. ·         Approximately 2,000 households without water at this time. ·         Divers are in the river at this time …

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Feb 22

Weather Radios for Estill County Residents

Estill County Residents are currently eligible to receive a weather radio for free!. The Estill County CSEP Program is distributing weather radios to Estill County residents. If you have not received your weather radio yet simply come to the Estill County EMA/CSEPP located at 182 Broadway, Irvine, KY. We will need your name, address, and …

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Jan 30


Shelter-In-Place may sometimes also be called In-Place-Protection or other terms.  If you hear us at Estill County CSEPP or any of the other communities in the Bluegrass CSEP Program refer to it we will always call it Shelter-In-Place. Sheltering-In-Place has over the last few years received its fair share of jokes and sometimes outright disbelief from …

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Jan 30

Shelter-In Place Procedures

Public safety officials will tell you if shelter-in-place protection is ordered by using the Emergency Alert System (EAS). If persons in your zone are told to begin shelter-in-place protection you should take the following actions. Go indoors. Any building suitable for use during the winter is safe for shelter-in-place protection. Close all outside windows and …

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