You can't predict, but you can prepare.

CAMET & Emergency Pet Sheltering Training

CAMET & Emergency Pet Sheltering Training

Oct 15, 2013

PEART and North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services are offering two FREE training sessions on the operation of a CAMET (Companion Animal Mobile Equipment Trailer) and emergency pet sheltering. Both sessions will take place in December of 2013. Would you like to volunteer your time to assist animals during emergencies and disasters? This...

Students Preparing Their Communities

Students Preparing Their Communities

Sep 13, 2013

Students from across Forsyth County are teaming up to help their communities become better prepared for emergencies and disasters. Their 2013 annual robotics project focuses on “Nature’s Fury”. What a great way to encourage younger and older generations to prepare for disasters! The FIRST LEGO® League is a robotics program for 9 to 14 year...

Piedmont Natural Gas Offers Training for Natural Gas Emergencies

Piedmont Natural Gas Offers Training for Natural Gas Emergencies

Jul 5, 2013

  First responders, colleges, universities, schools and medical facilities can learn what to do during natural gas emergencies from Piedmont Natural Gas (PNG). PNG can conduct a training session at your facility. You will learn what to expect from Piedmont Natural Gas and what you can do to help in case of a natural gas emergency. Be prepared! Please contact...

Free SKYWARN Training – May 25th

Free SKYWARN Training – May 25th

May 1, 2013

The National Weather Service will be conducting Basic & Advanced SKYWARN Weather Spotter training in Forsyth County on Saturday, May 25th.   SKYWARN Weather Spotter Training – Basic & Advanced Saturday, May 25th / 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Location: Forsyth County Cooperative Extension Building (Auditorium C) 1450 Fairchild Rd, Winston-Salem, NC...

IT’S COMING!! … Get Your Zombie Face On!

IT’S COMING!! … Get Your Zombie Face On!

Mar 21, 2013

APRIL 27TH, 2013…..Get your zombie face on! This family event is designed to promote emergency, disaster and zombie apocalypse preparedness. Many agencies, organizations and emergency management partners will participate in this event to encourage community safety and preparedness. You do not have to participate in race activities to view the emergency...

Tornado Drill & Severe Weather Awareness Week – 2012

Tornado Drill & Severe Weather Awareness Week – 2012

Mar 2, 2012

Gov. Bev Perdue declared March 4-10 Severe Weather Awareness Week in North Carolina and recommends that families have safety plans for home, work or school so they can respond quickly when tornadoes or severe storms threaten. In addition, the annual Statewide Tornado Drill is scheduled for Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at 9:30 AM. Please take a moment to review the...

FREE Advanced Weather Spotter Training – March 2012

FREE Advanced Weather Spotter Training – March 2012

Jan 31, 2012

The National Weather Service will present the Advanced SKYWARN Severe Weather Spotter training in Winston-Salem on March 6th, 2012. The class is designed to help students better understand the meteorology and dynamics behind all types of severe weather. The class will provide insight into the thunderstorm spectrum and describe how and why different types of...

CERT Course Offered – Fall 2011

CERT Course Offered – Fall 2011

Sep 27, 2011

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 (CERT) 21-hour Basic Training Course.  CERTs are trained to take care of themselves and help others in their communities for the...

Pediatric Trauma Conference

Pediatric Trauma Conference

Aug 15, 2011

The Second Annual Brenner Children’s Hospital Pediatric Trauma Conference will take place Wednesday, November 9, 2011, at the Brookstown Inn (200 Brookstown Avenue, Winston-Salem). Topics will include: Management of Pediatric Trauma Injury Prevention Sexual Abuse in Children Management of Snake Bites in Children Rehabilitation Needs of Burned...

Stand Tall, Don’t Fall!

Stand Tall, Don’t Fall!

Aug 15, 2011

Falls are the leading cause of fatal injuries for Americans 65 and older. More than 18,000 older Americans die every year because of a fall and the rate has risen dramatically over the last 10 years. Two “Stand Tall, Don’t Fall” fall prevention awareness events will take place on Friday, September 23   HIGH POINT EVENT Millis Regional...