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Forsyth County’s Incident Management Team

Forsyth County’s Incident Management Team

May 17, 2018

The State of North Carolina and local emergency agencies coordinate their efforts to effectively and efficiently provide the highest levels of incident management. Forsyth County, as a whole, is committed to improving its emergency and disaster planning, response and recovery operations to better protect the health, safety and welfare of its citizens and the...

FC-IMT Steering Committee

FC-IMT Steering Committee

May 17, 2018

The Steering Committee (SC) of the Forsyth County Incident Management Team is composed of IMT members with a passion for leading and building the team. All SC members are volunteers with extensive incident command experience, dedicating their time and efforts to problem solving and interacting with community leaders to promote team activities. The SC meets...

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 –...

Basic CERT Training in Rural Hall

Basic CERT Training in Rural Hall

Apr 24, 2018

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...

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...

Happy New Year! See our 2017 Year End Review

Happy New Year! See our 2017 Year End Review

Dec 27, 2017

                Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management wishes you a happy, safe and healthy 2018! Our activities in 2017 include: emergency incidents; exercise participation; training participation; training, events & exercise coordination; grant management & execution; emergency & disaster...

Winter Weather Safety

Winter Weather Safety

Dec 4, 2017

  Winter storms in Forsyth County can be very deceptive as they create conditions that lead to dangerous and deadly situations; most deaths are unrelated to the actual storm. Instead, people die in traffic accidents on icy roads or of hypothermia from lengthy exposure to cold. Deaths and injuries related to winter weather can be prevented. Everyone should...

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...

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...