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Avoid. Deny. Defend.

Posted by on Aug 9, 2019

What you do matters! Learn to protect yourself and the people around you. Avoid. Deny. Defend. website...

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PE ART - Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team

Contact Information for PEART

Posted by on Aug 1, 2019

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Publications

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 their...

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Forsyth CERT

Basic CERT Training in Winston-Salem

Posted by on Mar 30, 2019

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...

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Recent Posts

RUN, HIDE, FIGHT! Know How To Survive an Attack

RUN, HIDE, FIGHT! Know How To Survive an Attack

Aug 9, 2019

This video, produced by the Houston Mayor’s Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security and is the FBI’s recommendations for civilian response, dramatizes an active shooter incident in the workplace. Its purpose is to educate the public on how to respond during such an incident. Warning: The initial sequence in this video may be disturbing. Civilians...

Interested in Being Part of a Great Team?

Interested in Being Part of a Great Team?

Aug 13, 2019

We have training requirements and an application process that includes a background check. Application packets are reviewed by the FC-IMT Steering Committee before the four general meetings. See this link for meeting dates. Packets must be sent to the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Office of Emergency Management (oem@cityofws.org) at least one week prior to the...

Avoid. Deny. Defend.

Avoid. Deny. Defend.

Aug 9, 2019

What you do matters! Learn to protect yourself and the people around you. Avoid. Deny. Defend. website...

Contact Information for PEART

Contact Information for PEART

Aug 1, 2019

Printable version: Contact Info Publication...

It’s Time to Update the Northern Piedmont Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan: Take the Survey

It’s Time to Update the Northern Piedmont Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan: Take the Survey

May 30, 2019

We encourage all of our community stakeholders to provide feedback for hazard mitigation. Your voice is important to producing an effective mitigation plan for our county and region. Please take the survey: Hazard Mitigation Planning Public Survey Our hazard mitigation planning process reduces risks and helps prepare our communities for all types of...