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Be Ready

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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PE ART - Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team

PEART Training Opportunities

Posted by on Jan 18, 2017

    The Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team offers training opportunities throughout the year. Most training is FREE and open to the public. Most training requires...

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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 Apr 25, 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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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...

Will You Be Ready?

Will You Be Ready?

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 their own safety and survival. All personal preparations and plans for emergency situations that may affect you and your family should be designed so that they provide the necessities for...

Hurricane Prep 2017

Hurricane Prep 2017

May 9, 2017

Hurricane Season is Almost Here… FORSYTH, N.C. – Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management encourages residents to plan now for hurricane season by updating their emergency plans and supply kits. Hurricane season officially begins June 1 and runs through November. “It only takes one tropical storm to cause major damage to your home and your...

Basic CERT Training in Winston-Salem

Basic CERT Training in Winston-Salem

Apr 25, 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...

2017 Tornado Drill & Severe Weather Preparedness Week

2017 Tornado Drill & Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Feb 21, 2017

Severe Weather Preparedness Week in NC is March 5 through March 11, 2017. Be prepared for weather events that affect our part of the state during the Spring and Summer months. Please take a moment to ‘LIKE’ ReadyForsyth on Facebook to receive the most recently updated information from the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Office of Emergency Management. We also...