30 Days of Summer Safety (22-26) National Lightning Safety Awareness Week

Day 22 Lightning strikes the ground around 25 million times each year across the United States. Lightning deaths occur most frequently during the summer time months when people are outside enjoying the sun or working while the weather is good. Not only do the number of outdoor activities increase in the summer, but also the frequency of thunderstorms. The graphics below explain the different types of lightning and how you can be struck by lightning. Day 23 Statistics tell...



30 Days of Summer Safety (15-21)

30 Days of Summer Safety - Georgia Child Passenger Safety Day 15 Car seats and boosters provide protection for infants and children in a crash, yet car crashes are a leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 13. That's why it's so important to choose and use the right car seat correctly every time your child is in the car. https://www.nhtsa.gov/equipment/car-seats-and-booster-seats Day 16 A garden hose exposed to direct sunlight during summer can heat the water inside the...



30 Days of Summer Safety (8-14)

30 Days of Summer Safety Day 8 325 CHILDREN UNDER 5 SAVED BY CAR SEATS IN ONE YEAR. https://www.nhtsa.gov/equipment/car-seats-and-booster-seats Day 9 Heat is one of the leading weather-related killers in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year. Heat can be very taxing on the body; check out the heat related illnesses that can occur with even a short period of exposure. For more information on the health dangers of heat visit...



30 Days of Summer Safety (1-7)

The campaign aims to educate citizens about the risks associated with summertime activities and encourage them to take appropriate precautions to minimize those risks. As the restrictions of COVID-19 begin to relax across the globe, there will be an increase in people who are out enjoying the sunshine and warm weather, swimming, boating, playing, and traveling. We want everyone to get out and enjoy their summer, but we also want you to stay safe and make good decisions while engaging in...



Crisp County Sheriff's Office is Hiring!!! Interested in a career in law enforcement? Join us and make a difference!

Crisp County Sheriff's Office is Hiring!!! Interested in a career in law enforcement? Join us and make a difference! Crisp County Sheriff’s office has the following openings: School Resource Officer Patrol Deputy Detention Officer 911 Dispatcher/Communications Officer Applications can be picked up any time Monday- Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm at Crisp County Sheriff’s Office or completed online https://crispcountysheriff.com/our.../join-our-team



Crisp County Sheriff's Office is Hiring!!!

Crisp County Sheriff's Office is Hiring!!! Interested in a career in law enforcement? Join us and make a difference! Crisp County Sheriff’s office has immediate openings for Detention Officers and Deputies.Applications can be picked up any time Monday- Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm at Crisp County Sheriff’s Office or completed online.



Crisp County Emergency Management Urges Crisp County Residents to Take Time to Get Ready During National Preparedness Month

PRESS RELEASE Crisp County Emergency Management Urges Crisp County Residents to Take Time to Get Ready During National Preparedness Month CRISP COUNTY- September 1, 2020 CRISP COUNTY- September is National Preparedness Month, and Crisp County Emergency Management, along with the Georgia Emergency Agency's Ready Georgia campaign, encourages all Crisp County residents to take time to prepare for emergencies. "It is important for Crisp County residents to take time during National...



National Lightning Safety Awareness Week (30 Days of Summer Safety Days 22-26)

MONDAY National Lightning Safety Awareness week was started in 2001 to call attention to this underrated killer. Lightning strikes the United States about 25 million times a year. Although most lightning occurs in the summer, people can be struck at any time of year. Lightning kills 20 or more people in the United States each year, and hundreds more are severely injured. Source: https://www.weather.gov/safety/lightning TUESDAY If you hear thunder, you are close enough to be...



30 Days of Summer Safety (Days 15-21)

30 Days of Summer Safety (Days 15-21) Summer is a great time for kids to enjoy different indoor and outdoor activities. Whether they are young children or teens, learn ways to keep your kids safe and healthy while they enjoy the summer fun. Day 15 Master water safety Water-related activities are popular for getting physical activity and have many health benefits. Here are some tips to stay safe while having fun. Learn how to prevent recreational water illnessesand help protect...



30 Days of Summer Safety (Days 8-14)

Day 8 Look Before you Lock Heatstroke is the number one killer of children, outside of car crashes. As temperatures across the country continue to escalate above average highs, it is more important than ever to understand the health effects for children. Infants and young children are particularly sensitive to the effects of extreme heat and must rely on others to keep them safe. When left in a hot vehicle, a young child’s body temperature can increase three to five times as...



30 Days of Summer Safety (Days 1-7)

Throughout June, we will be posting summer safety tips for our citizens. Day 1 June 1, 2020, marks the re-opening of more Georgia businesses. As these businesses open, we would like to remind citizens that COVID-19 is still alive in our community. Crisp County has 235 positive cases and 7 deaths. Please continue to wear masks when out in public, practice social distancing, and practice good hand hygiene. For more information on the current executive orders (Providing ongoing guidance...