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Be Ready

Those that Prepare Better, Fare Better

Posted by on May 11, 2018

  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...

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PE ART - Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team

How To Get Involved With PEART

Posted by on 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...

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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...

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Forsyth CERT

Basic CERT Training in Rural Hall

Posted by on 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...

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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...

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 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...