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Summer Safety in Georgia

by Emily Rogers on June 2, 2011 in Government Documents, Odum Library, Reference

Summer can be a time for fun and relaxation, but be sure to stay safe and healthy while you enjoy being out of school, going on vacation, or exploring your community. Check out these sites for FAQs for the summer, courtesy of Georgia.gov:

1.      Is your Georgia beach safe for swimming?  Check the Beach Swimming Advisory, courtesy of the Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

Shore at Jekyll Island

2.      Can you leave your children at home alone?  See these guidelines from the Georgia Department of Human Services’ Division of Family and Children Services.

3.      Can you eat the fish you catch? Yes, says the Wildlife Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, but be sure to consult these guidelines.


Large Mouth Bass

4.      What is there to do in Georgia? Here’s a list of things to do and places to go, including  state parks and historic sites, upcoming events from Georgia’s Official Tourism Website, and the Civil War in Georgia: Commemorating 150 Years. You can also order or download maps and other information.

More summer questions about Georgia? Just contact VSU’s Government Information Librarian at 229.245.3748, or the Reference Department’s Live Chat service.


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