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Those Who Prepare Better Will Fare Better

Posted by on Apr 24, 2019

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...

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PE ART - Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team

PEART Training Opportunities

Posted by on May 18, 2019

  The Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team offers training opportunities throughout the year. Most training is FREE and open to the public. Most training requires registration....

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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 their...

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Forsyth CERT

Basic CERT Training in Winston-Salem

Posted by on Mar 30, 2019

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...

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2019 Tornado Drill & Severe Weather Prep Week

2019 Tornado Drill & Severe Weather Prep Week

Mar 1, 2019

The 2019 North Carolina Severe Weather Preparedness Week runs from Sunday March 3 through Saturday March 9, 2019.    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...

Basic CERT Training in Winston-Salem

Basic CERT Training in Winston-Salem

Feb 4, 2019

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...

SKYWARN Weather Spotter Training: March 13

SKYWARN Weather Spotter Training: March 13

Jan 19, 2019

If you would like to be a NWS Weather Spotter, come take FREE training Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 6 PM – 9 PM Lewisville Fire Department, 216 Lewisville Clemmons Rd, Lewisville, NC 27023 Skywarn is a National Weather Service (NWS) program of trained volunteer severe weather spotters. Skywarn volunteers support their local community by providing the NWS with...

Happy New Year! See our 2018 Year End Review

Happy New Year! See our 2018 Year End Review

Jan 11, 2019

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management wishes you a happy, safe and healthy 2019! 2018 was a very busy year for us. Take a look at our activities… 2018 Year End Review for WSFC Emergency Management Past Year End Reviews available ….. 2017 Year End Review for WSFC Emergency Management 2016_WSFCEM_YearEndReview 2015 Year End Review for WS...

EM Introduces New Patch

EM Introduces New Patch

Jan 7, 2019

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management introduces its new patch that emphasizes the county’s shape and the Winston-Salem skyline. Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management patch The patch incorporates the phases of EM: mitigation, preparedness, response & recovery. It also includes the nationally recognized EM logo with 3 stars...