Gordon County LEPC to host 3rd annual Health & Safety Fair Oct. 7

The Gordon County Local Emergency Planning Committee will be hosting the third annual Health & Safety Fair at the Home Depot, located at 1280 Curtis Parkway in Calhoun, on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 9 a.m. - 12 noon.

A Kids Workshop will be presented by Home Depot. Resources will be giving out concerning how to keep children safe, including fire, stranger danger and drugs. Attendees can meet local first responders and tour emergency vehicles, and there will be information and giveaways on how to prepare for an emergency.

The various emergency service agencies that will provide health and safety tips to children visiting include the Calhoun Fire Department, Calhoun Police Department, Georgia Forestry Commission, Georgia National Guard, Gordon County EMA, Gordon County Fire & Rescue, Gordon County Sheriff’s Office, Gordon Hospital, the U.S. Forest Service, Owen Security Solutions, Calhoun-Gordon County Library, The Council on Alcohol and Drugs, Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Department of Public Health.