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Forsyth County Officials Encourage Residents to Prepare for Winter Weather

Posted by on Nov 30, 2018

Forsyth County – Governor Roy Cooper has declared Dec. 2 – 8 as Winter Weather Preparedness Week and state and local officials are encouraging North Carolinians to plan and...

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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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Publications

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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SEPTEMBER: National Preparedness Month 2018

SEPTEMBER: National Preparedness Month 2018

Aug 30, 2018

FORSYTH COUNTY – With school back in session and the peak of hurricane season approaching, the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Office of Emergency Management is 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...

Those that Prepare Better, Fare Better

Those that Prepare Better, Fare Better

May 20, 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 with your toes in the sand, take time to ensure your family is ready for tropical storms.   Hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30 and May 13-19 is Hurricane...

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 –...