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Those Who Prepare Better Will Fare Better

Posted by on Apr 24, 2019

Summer is sailing towards us and many North Carolinians cannot wait to barbecue in the backyard and spend sun-filled days at the beach or pool. But before you kick back with your...

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PE ART - Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team

PEART Training Opportunities

Posted by on May 18, 2019

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

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

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

May 1, 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...

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...

PEART Training Opportunities

PEART Training Opportunities

May 18, 2019

  The Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team offers training opportunities throughout the year. Most training is FREE and open to the public. Most training requires registration. See course flyer for details. REGISTRATION SITE FOR ALL TRAINING COURSES PEART_Training_Checklist...

Those Who Prepare Better Will Fare Better

Those Who Prepare Better Will Fare Better

Apr 24, 2019

Summer is sailing towards us and many North Carolinians cannot wait to barbecue in the backyard and spend sun-filled days at the beach or pool. But before you kick back with your toes in the sand, take time to ensure your family is ready for tropical storms. Hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30 and May 5-11 is Hurricane Preparedness Week, a...

Basic CERT Training in Winston-Salem

Basic CERT Training in Winston-Salem

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 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...