Like a Bolt From the Blue
Summer storms can arrive without warning, and lightning can strike miles away from the rain.
Be Ready for High Heat Days
Summer heat and humidity have settled into the Bluegrass. Stay hydrated in the shade – and while you’re there, read up on other ways to stay safe and healthy when the mercury rises.
Learn About DEM
“Emergency management” is our name and our number one job – but what do we do around the DEM office when no disasters are happening?
What if a storm hits and takes out the power? What if you have no air conditioning, no light, no phone, no computer?
Pets are Part of the Team
… so don’t forget to include them in your emergency planning and preparations.
Get involved with emergency preparedness in Fayette County. Join our Community Emergency Response Teams and be ready to help your friends and neighbors in case of a community emergency.
Special Needs Registry
Do you know someone who may need some extra help during an emergency? Are you wheelchair bound or on oxygen? Fill out your information here and our responders will be able to give you priority assistance.