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CERT Course Offered – Spring 2012

CERT Course Offered – Spring 2012

Dec 21, 2011

Registration Period: February 20 – April 9, 2012 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) Basic Training Course.  CERTs are trained to take care of themselves...

Nationwide Test on Wednesday, November 9th – 2pm

Nationwide Test on Wednesday, November 9th – 2pm

Nov 7, 2011

The Emergency Alert System test plays a key role in ensuring the nation is prepared for any type of hazard, and that the U.S. public can receive critical and vital information should it ever be needed. Make sure that you and your family receive the test warning and that everyone knows what to do if you received a true warning message. This is a great time to...

NC National Guard Exercise Held in Forsyth County

NC National Guard Exercise Held in Forsyth County

Jul 20, 2010

TOBACCOVILLE – A North Carolina National Guard (NCNG), Forsyth County and Guilford County multi-agency, public safety terrorism drill was conducted on Tuesday, June 1 and Thursday, June 3, 2010 in the area near the intersection of Doral Road and Tobaccoville Road in Tobaccoville. The exercise focused on helping the National Guard assets and local...

HazMat Drill in Kernersville

HazMat Drill in Kernersville

Jul 8, 2010

KERNERSVILLE – Winston-Salem Fire Department and Kernersville Fire Department participated in a three-day interagency hazardous materials drill from June 28th through June 30th. Hazardous Material Teams and Decontamination Units responded to a real-time mock scenario involving the rescue of victims from a contaminated “hot zone.” Rescue and...