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Posted on: May 21, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Are you prepared for the Memorial Day weekend?

Kenosha Sheriff’s Department Division of Emergency Management and ReadyWisconsin wants you to be safe while still enjoying this busy holiday weekend. Whether you are traveling or staying home, listed are a few safety tips for you and your family – following these simple tips can make for a safer celebration!  Take care, be safe and ENJOY!  HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY!

  • Make sure your car is ready for the trip if you are traveling. Pack a first-aid kit, bottled water and some energy bars, in case you get stranded. Bring a car adaptor for charging your cell phone.
  • Never leave people or pets inside a parked car. Temperatures inside a vehicle can climb to dangerous levels quickly, even on a cloudy day.
  • To help avoid the holiday travel congestion leave before rush hour Friday or early Saturday and returning Monday before 4 p.m. or after 10 p.m.
  • Check or call 511 for the latest traffic and road information on your route.
  • Avoid driving if you feel tired, ill or have been drinking.
  • And If you are grilling, have a fire extinguisher nearby and never leave the grill unattended.Flag

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