You can't predict, but you can prepare.

Interested in Being Part of a Great Team?

Interested in Being Part of a Great Team?

May 15, 2018

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 one week prior to the general...

FC-IMT Meeting Schedule for 2018 & 2019

FC-IMT Meeting Schedule for 2018 & 2019

May 15, 2018

The Forsyth County IMT meets the Thursday of the second full week of January, April, July and October. Two of the meetings will meet in the AM hours and two of the meetings will meet in the PM hours. Location: Forsyth County Public Safety Center, EOC, 301 N. Church St, Winston-Salem  2018 Schedule July 12  /  10am – 12pm October 18  /  6pm –...

2018 Tornado Drill & Severe Weather Prep Week

2018 Tornado Drill & Severe Weather Prep Week

Mar 5, 2018

The 2018 North Carolina Severe Weather Preparedness Week runs from Sunday March 4 through Saturday March 10, 2018.    With the peak of North Carolina’s severe weather season right around the corner, NOW is the time to prepare!   There are a lot of great resources that you can use to prepare for the severe weather season.  Please take a moment to...

How To Get Involved With PEART

How To Get Involved With PEART

Jan 29, 2018

If you would like to volunteer your time to assist animals in emergencies and disasters, you need to join PEART! In order to provide safe and effective services for animals and their caretakers in this community, PEART requires its members to fill out and sign various documents upon joining. Those documents and other important materials are provided below....

Happy New Year! See our 2018 Year End Review

Happy New Year! See our 2018 Year End Review

Dec 27, 2017

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management wishes you a happy, safe and healthy 2019! 2018 was a very busy year for us. Take a look at our activities… 2018 Year End Review for WSFC Emergency Management Past Year End Reviews available ….. 2017 Year End Review for WSFC Emergency Management 2016_WSFCEM_YearEndReview 2015 Year End Review for WS...

Basic CERT Training in Winston-Salem

Basic CERT Training in Winston-Salem

Oct 1, 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...