You can't predict, but you can prepare.

FC-IMT Meeting Schedule for 2019 & 2020

FC-IMT Meeting Schedule for 2019 & 2020

May 15, 2018

The Forsyth County IMT meets the Thursday of the second full week of January, April, July and October. Location: Forsyth County Public Safety Center, EOC, 301 N. Church St, Winston-Salem, unless otherwise noted.  2019 Schedule January 17  /  10am – 12pm April 18 May 14 /  6pm – 8pm August 27 / 10am – 12pm; Location: Forsyth County Cooperative Extension...

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 visit the...

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....

What is PE ART (Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team)?

What is PE ART (Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team)?

Sep 6, 2017

  The Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team (PE ART) is a collaborative and regional, nonprofit partnership composed of community volunteers and stakeholders that are dedicated to the well-being of all animals.   Our Mission: The Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team is committed to coordinating an effective animal response prior to, during and after...

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 how...

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...

Hurricane Prep 2017

Hurricane Prep 2017

May 9, 2017

Hurricane Season is Almost Here… FORSYTH, N.C. – Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management encourages residents to plan now for hurricane season by updating their emergency plans and supply kits. Hurricane season officially begins June 1 and runs through November. “It only takes one tropical storm to cause major damage to your home and your community,”...

2017 Tornado Drill & Severe Weather Preparedness Week

2017 Tornado Drill & Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Feb 21, 2017

Severe Weather Preparedness Week in NC is March 5 through March 11, 2017. Be prepared for weather events that affect our part of the state during the Spring and Summer months. Please take a moment to ‘LIKE’ ReadyForsyth on Facebook to receive the most recently updated information from the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Office of Emergency Management. We also...