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Winter Weather Safety

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017

  Winter storms in Forsyth County can be very deceptive as they create conditions that lead to dangerous and deadly situations; most deaths are unrelated to the actual storm....

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PE ART - Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team

How To Get Involved With PEART

Posted by on Nov 22, 2017

If you would like to volunteer your time to assist animals in emergencies and disasters, you need to join PEART! In order to provide safe and effective services for animals and...

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Will You Be Ready?

Posted by on Jun 16, 2017

During disasters, local emergency responders may be overwhelmed by urgent rescue and medical needs within the community; therefore citizens must accept the responsibility for...

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Forsyth CERT

Basic CERT Training in Winston-Salem

Posted by on Oct 1, 2017

Disasters can severely restrict and overwhelm emergency response resources and leave communities cut off from outside emergency support. The Forsyth County Citizen Corps Council...

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Recent Posts

Winter Weather Safety

Winter Weather Safety

Dec 4, 2017

  Winter storms in Forsyth County can be very deceptive as they create conditions that lead to dangerous and deadly situations; most deaths are unrelated to the actual storm. Instead, people die in traffic accidents on icy roads or of hypothermia from lengthy exposure to cold. Deaths and injuries related to winter weather can be prevented. Everyone should...

How To Get Involved With PEART

How To Get Involved With PEART

Nov 22, 2017

If you would like to volunteer your time to assist animals in emergencies and disasters, you need to join PEART! In order to provide safe and effective services for animals and their caretakers in this community, PEART requires its members to fill out and sign various documents upon joining. Those documents and other important materials are provided below....

Basic CERT Training in Winston-Salem

Basic CERT Training in Winston-Salem

Oct 1, 2017

Disasters can severely restrict and overwhelm emergency response resources and leave communities cut off from outside emergency support. The Forsyth County Citizen Corps Council is offering the Community Emergency Response Team 21 -hour Basic Training Course. CERTs are trained to take care of themselves and help others in their communities for the first three...

National Preparedness Month 2017

National Preparedness Month 2017

Sep 5, 2017

With school back in session and the peak of hurricane season approaching, Winston-Salem/ Forsyth County Emergency Management officials are encouraging residents and businesses to review and discuss their emergency plans and update emergency supplies kits. “You cannot predict when weather-related or man-made emergencies will occur, but residents can plan now...

ARES Provides Emergency Communications Services During a Crisis

ARES Provides Emergency Communications Services During a Crisis

Jun 30, 2017

ARES, or Amateur Radio Emergency Services, is the function of the Amateur Radio Relay League Field Organization which coordinates ham radio responses as communicators in disaster situations and public service events. Local ARES units are formed at the county level led by an appointed volunteer Emergency Coordinator. A ham radio license is required for ARES...