Disaster Response and Preparedness

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U.S. set to destroy chemical weapon stockpile in southern Colorado

Posted by on Sep 6, 2016

By Dan Elliott, Associated Press DENVER — The U.S. Army plans to start operating a $4.5 billion plant next week that will destroy the nation’s largest remaining stockpile of...

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Severe Weather

Emergency Preparedness for Individuals with Disabilities

Posted by on Jun 19, 2016

Top 10 List of Steps to Get Ready for Emergencies for Parents/Guardians of Children with Disabilities/Special Health Care Needs If you do nothing else to get ready, think about...

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Preparedness

“It’s Not Just A Stop Sign”

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016

As a new school approaches for hundreds of thousands of Kentucky schoolchildren, motorists will soon start seeing reminders across the state to watch out for stopped school...

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Plans and Tips

“Don’t GET CAUGHT IN THE DARK”

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016

If the lights go out, are you prepared?  Are you prepared in case of an emergency? Citizens of Garrard County face many challenges throughout the year, from tornadoes, flooding,...

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“Don’t GET CAUGHT IN THE DARK”

“Don’t GET CAUGHT IN THE DARK”

Sep 23, 2016

If the lights go out, are you prepared?  Are you prepared in case of an emergency? Citizens of Garrard County face many challenges throughout the year, from tornadoes, flooding, winter storms to man-made hazards,  every household should be prepared to face these challenges at any given time. Although state and local governments are expected to assist the...

U.S. set to destroy chemical weapon stockpile in southern Colorado

U.S. set to destroy chemical weapon stockpile in southern Colorado

Sep 6, 2016

By Dan Elliott, Associated Press DENVER — The U.S. Army plans to start operating a $4.5 billion plant next week that will destroy the nation’s largest remaining stockpile of mustard agent, complying with an international treaty that bans chemical weapons, officials said Wednesday. The largely automated plant at the military’s Pueblo Chemical Depot in...

Emergency Communication Plan

Emergency Communication Plan

Sep 6, 2016

Your family may not be together if a disaster strikes, so it is important to think about the following situations and plan just in case. Consider the following questions when making a plan: How will my family/household get emergency alerts and warnings? Have you subscribed to Garrard County Code Red Alerts? How will my family/household get to safe locations for...