Tornados and Severe Weather by Kenny Garrett, DirectorHenderson Office of Emergency Management With the severe weather season approaching, people are being asked to remember two things --- AWARENESS and PREPAREDNESS! STORM SEASON: Most tornados occur between March and September, but they … [Read more...] about Severe Weather Awareness
When: Friday, February 12, 2021 – Friday, February 19, 2021 The Salvation Army located at 1213 Washington Street, Henderson KY will open their doors during daytime hours for those needing a place to warm up. Hours of Operation: 9AM – 4PM – Monday – Saturday, 10AM – 1PM, Sunday Those needing … [Read more...] about Warming Shelter Open
“SCALD PREVENTION” Safety Tips A scald injury can happen at any age. Children, older adults and people with disabilities are especially at risk. Hot liquids from bath water, hot coffee and even microwaved soup can cause devastating injuries. Scald burns are the second leading … [Read more...] about Scald Prevention
Home Safety Tips: Generator Safety Many households run generators during a power outage and homeowners should take extra precautions to avoid injury. Gasoline or diesel fuel powered generators can produce potentially deadly levels of carbon monoxide and should be operated only in well-ventilated, … [Read more...] about Generator Safety
September is National Preparedness Month. Across the United States, your Local Emergency Management Office will promote and support these emergency preparedness efforts and encourages all Americans to take action. You can join the effort by following four steps: Build a KitMake a … [Read more...] about Are you Prepared?