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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Tips for Staying Safe & Cool During Extreme Heat

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Summer is here, and much of the U.S. continues to deal with abnormally hot weather. And even if your community hasn’t experienced hotter weather yet, there are ways you can stay safe and cool when warmer temperatures arrive.

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Seniors Keeping Cool for Summer

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Summer is here! Across the country, we see the heat index beginning to rise. In many cases, the rising heat can affect our most vulnerable populations; young children and senior citizens. Senior citizens are the most susceptible to heat fatigue because th...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

CodeRED - Keeping Citizens Informed

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All Encouraged to Sign-up for Emergency and Non-emergency Alerts at County Website

Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety is encouraging all residents, visitors, and businesses to sign up for a new mass notification system known as CodeRED that wi...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

County buying specialized Hazmat boat with federal money

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The grant through the Department of Homeland Security, will for the first time enable response teams to work on the five rivers that border Westmoreland County as well as local lakes and reservoirs.

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Westmoreland County Issues Declaration of Disaster Emergency

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May 30, 2018

Director Roland “Bud” MertzWestmoreland County Department of Public Safety911 Public Safety RdGreensburg, PA 15601WESTMORELAND COUNTY ISSUES DECLARATION OF DISASTER EMERGENCYWestmoreland County has been, and continues to be...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

INTERNSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT – Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety Public Relations

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Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for summer and fall 2018 internships. We are looking for individuals in one or more of the following fields for Public Safety Public Relations Inte...

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Posted on: September 16, 2015

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