Disaster Response and Preparedness

“It’s Not Just A Stop Sign”

“It’s Not Just A Stop Sign”

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 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 each day,” said Kentucky Education...

EOC Construction Update Dec. 1

EOC Construction Update Dec. 1

Dec 1, 2014

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 coming back for more information. Having lost five work days of...

Preparedness Survey

Preparedness Survey

Jul 14, 2014

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 you prefer or do not have internet access there is also a toll-free number you...

Sign Up for Public Emergency Alerts

Sign Up for Public Emergency Alerts

Feb 11, 2014

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 public in...

“Deltalert now Code Red”

“Deltalert now Code Red”

May 7, 2013

   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...

Get Ready To Shake Out

Get Ready To Shake Out

Jan 25, 2013

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 in damage an eight state area.   Beginning in the last week of...