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New Public Alert System

Garrard County Emergency Management Agency and CSEPP are implementing a new public alert system, Regroup. Regroup will allow public safety agencies in Garrard County and the City of Lancaster to notify the public about dangers, events and other public safety matters that may affect the public. Users can enter in …

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Alternate Routes: Lessons Learned

What this means for child care programs: Plan out your travel routes, do you cross over or under any roads? How would your route change if these routes were suddenly closed? Review your communication plans. The collapse in Atlanta stranded people in grid-lock for hours. Parents, how would you communicate …

Preparedness

“It’s Not Just A Stop Sign”

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 buses. “It’s not JUST a stop sign, it’s a child’s life.” “It is paramount that our children arrive at school and back home safely …

CSEPP

EOC Construction Update Dec. 1

The staff here at Garrard County EMA/CSEPP and over at Bluegrass 911 are very excited about the construction of the new facility that will become the new home for both agencies. We plan on writing updates and sharing photos about the progress of the construction on a regular basis. So keep …

CSEPP

Preparedness Survey

This week many of you have or will receive a letter from our office asking you to participate in an online survey. If you receive this letter you were randomly selected and participation is greatly appreciated. The survey is short and will only take about 10 minutes to complete. If …

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Sign Up for Public Emergency Alerts

Garrard County Emergency Management Agency/CSEPP has had a tremendous amount of calls about the public emergency alert system since last week’s “Boil Water” advisory. The CodeRED system allows Garrard EMA/CSEPP and Blue Grass 911 to rapidly send out phone calls, texts, emails and TTY/TTD messages regarding dangerous situations to the …

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“Deltalert now Code Red”

   CLICK THIS LINK TO SIGN-UP  https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/F4E183D3F05B Emergency Communications Network (ENN) recently acquired Deltalert. With this acquisition the Deltalert brand no longer exists and is now CODERED.  This has created a change in the FREE Weather notification and Reverse 911 system for Garrard County.CODE RED by Emergency Communications Network is …

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Get Ready To Shake Out

201 years ago, on January 23rd at 9:15 a.m., a major earthquake struck the central United States near New Madrid, Missouri.  The second in a series of at least three magnitude 7.0-8.0 earthquakes, an earthquake of this size today would be felt by millions of people and cause billions of dollars …

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Fire Departments Recruiting!

Buckeye Fire Department and Garrard County Fire District #1 are looking for new volunteer members from their communities. This is an excellent way to contribute to your community in a direct way. Anyone interested should contact the following: Buckeye Fire Department Nancy Newby Home: 859-792-2774 C ell: 859-339-1993 Garrard County District #1 …

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“Fire Prevention Week, October 7-13”

Sparky the Fire Dog has a message for you. Hi Kids! Fire Prevention Week is my favorite time of year. This Fire Prevention Week, I want to make sure that everyone has 2 ways out of every room in their home. If there is ever a fire, and your first …