You can't predict, but you can prepare.

Be Ready

Hurricane Preparedness 2015

Posted by on May 18, 2015

Hurricane Season is Almost Here… North Carolina summers are filled with fresh local produce, popsicles on porches, and water fun at pools and beaches. June kicks off the fun...

Read More

PE ART - Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team

PEART Orientation Training

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015

Animals can find themselves in potentially fatal situations unless trained rescue personnel help them during emergencies and disasters. If you are interested in learning how to...

Read More

Publications

General Emergency Preparedness Publications

Posted by on Jun 1, 2013

          Emergency planning and preparedness is essential for all individuals, groups, organizations, and agencies. We encourage you to use the guides...

Read More

Forsyth CERT

Basic CERT Training in Rural Hall

Posted by on Aug 12, 2015

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

Read More

Recent Posts

Be Aware and Prepare, Forsyth County!

Be Aware and Prepare, Forsyth County!

Aug 31, 2015

September is North Carolina Preparedness Month There are many weather-related emergencies that impact Forsyth County throughout the year from severe thunder storms, to lightning, tornadoes, flooding, or ice and snow storms that cause dangerous driving conditions.  This time of year also is prime season for hurricanes which, at some point, have impacted every...

Basic CERT Training in Rural Hall

Basic CERT Training in Rural Hall

Aug 12, 2015

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...

Emergency Sheltering Training Exercise – July 2015

Emergency Sheltering Training Exercise – July 2015

Jun 16, 2015

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management and emergency response partners conducted a training exercise on July 25, 2015 at Walkertown High & Middle School. This is a 4-hour, functional exercise tested ESF-6 (Mass Care & Sheltering) and ESF-7 (Animal Response) of Forsyth County’s Emergency Operations Plan. The exercise addressed the...

Available for Review: Northern Piedmont Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan

Available for Review: Northern Piedmont Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan

May 22, 2015

  Our hazard mitigation planning process reduces risks and helps prepare our communities for all types of hazards. This detailed planning makes the counties more sustainable and more resilient to various emergencies and disasters, such as winter storms, severe thunderstorms, tornadoes, flooding, droughts, wildfires, tropical storms, etc. Seven counties,...

Hurricane Preparedness 2015

Hurricane Preparedness 2015

May 18, 2015

Hurricane Season is Almost Here… North Carolina summers are filled with fresh local produce, popsicles on porches, and water fun at pools and beaches. June kicks off the fun summer season, but it also marks the beginning of hurricane season. The Atlantic hurricane season runs June 1 through November 30, but most hurricanes strike the East and Gulf Coasts...