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National Preparedness Month 2017

Posted by on 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...

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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 Sep 13, 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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Basic CERT Training in Winston-Salem

Basic CERT Training in Winston-Salem

Sep 13, 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...

Forsyth CERT Documents & Information

Forsyth CERT Documents & Information

Jun 24, 2017

Forsyth CERT Promotional Documents & Flyers Forsyth CERT Brochure 2013 Forsyth CERT Description and CERT History   Meetings ForsythCERT_QuarterlyMeetingAgenda_042313 Forsyth CERT Quarterly Meeting Minutes_23April2013   Forsyth CERT Quarterly Meeting Agenda_July2013 Forsyth CERT Quarterly Meeting Notes_23JUL2013   Training Opportunities NC...

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...