Website 100% Again!

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Here at Garrard County Emergency Management we pride ourselves on knowing a bit of everything. We have experienced professionals from industries such as medical, fire-fighting, law enforcement, military, business and obviously government service. The one area that I thought I represented well enough was Information Technology. April was a humbling month for me. We have had issues with the coding behind the scenes of this website. So while you may have still seen that it was up and running we were unable to create new posts.

With the help of our colleagues at Madison County Emergency Management we were able to track down the issues and get them corrected. Thanks guys!

We will now get back to our normal routine of regular posts. If there are specific emergency or disaster topics you are interested in learning more about let us know. Stay safe!

Severe Weather
Winter Weather Checklists

Communication Checklist Make sure you have at least one of the following in case there is a power failure: Cell phone, portable charger, and extra batteries. Battery-powered radio, with extra batteries, for listening to local emergency instructions National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) weather radio receiver for listening to National …

Preparedness
Tips for Blackouts

1. Follow energy conservation measures to keep the use of electricity as low as possible, which can help power companies avoid imposing rolling blackouts. 2. Fill plastic containers with water and place them in the refrigerator and freezer if there’s room. Leave about an inch of space inside each one, …