You can't predict, but you can prepare.

PEART Training Opportunities

PEART Training Opportunities

Jan 18, 2017

    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. See course flyer for details. Ropes, Knots & Mechanical Advantage for LAR Saturday, February 11, 2017 9:00am-4:00pm Lewisville Fire Department, 9420 Shallowford Rd,...

PEART Meetings, Training & Events

PEART Meetings, Training & Events

Jan 18, 2017

The Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team is committed to coordinating an effective animal response prior to, during and after emergencies and disasters. Safe and effective animal response requires a coordinated effort AND continuous training on behalf of the volunteers and emergency responders. Starting in 2015, Regional Meetings will be held in March &...

Winter Weather Safety

Winter Weather Safety

Dec 20, 2016

Forsyth County, like much of North Carolina, has encountered unpredictable winter weather during recent years. Winter storms 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...

PEART Orientation Training 2016

PEART Orientation Training 2016

Dec 15, 2015

Animals can find themselves in potentially fatal situations unless trained rescue personnel help them during emergencies and disasters. If you are interested in learning how to SAFELY apply rescue techniques and assist emergency personnel when an animal is in need, then you may enjoy volunteer opportunities with PEART (Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team)....

Prepare Your Pets for Emergencies

Prepare Your Pets for Emergencies

Nov 26, 2014

Pets and animals are vulnerable to disasters and emergencies, too! Be sure to include them in your emergency plan. FEMA and Forsyth County Animal Control have great tips to help you plan. Click on the following link for a list of kennels, boarders, motels and hotels that accept pets during emergencies and disasters in the Forsyth County area: Pet Friendly...

What is PE ART (Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team)?

What is PE ART (Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team)?

Sep 6, 2013

The Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team (PE ART) is a collaborative and regional, nonprofit partnership composed of community volunteers and stakeholders that are dedicated to the well-being of all animals.   Our Mission: The Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team is committed to coordinating an effective animal response prior to, during and after...

General Emergency Preparedness Publications

General Emergency Preparedness Publications

Jun 1, 2013

          Emergency planning and preparedness is essential for all individuals, groups, organizations, and agencies. We encourage you to use the guides below as tools to increase your level of preparedness. BE READY! Winston-Salem Forsyth County Preparing Makes Sense – Booklet Preparing – Ready America Preparing Brochure...

Forsyth County Citizen Corps Council Award-Winning Event

Forsyth County Citizen Corps Council Award-Winning Event

Jul 2, 2010

In an effort to promote September as National Preparedness Month, the Forsyth County Local Emergency Planning Committee and Citizen Corps Council teamed up with the local minor league baseball team, the Winston-Salem Warthogs, in August of 2008 to educate citizens about emergency and disaster preparedness. Activities began with emergency preparedness...