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RESCHEDULED!! Basic CERT Training in Winston-Salem

RESCHEDULED!! Basic CERT Training in Winston-Salem

Jan 14, 2015

  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...

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Invited to the National Emergency Training Center

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Invited to the National Emergency Training Center

Oct 3, 2014

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management and its partnering agencies and organizations were invited to the National Emergency Training Center (NETC), FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute (EMI) in Emmitsburg, Maryland for a week of training and exercise. More than 70 members of the emergency response community attended, including emergency...

July 19 – Basic Large Animal Rescue Training

July 19 – Basic Large Animal Rescue Training

Jul 7, 2014

          Large animals, such as cows and horses, can find themselves in potentially fatal situations unless trained rescue personnel help them escape. If you are interested in learning how to SAFELY apply rescue techniques and assist emergency personnel when an animal is in need, you are welcome to join us. Space is limited and...

Free SKYWARN Training – May 25th

Free SKYWARN Training – May 25th

May 1, 2013

The National Weather Service will be conducting Basic & Advanced SKYWARN Weather Spotter training in Forsyth County on Saturday, May 25th.   SKYWARN Weather Spotter Training – Basic & Advanced Saturday, May 25th / 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Location: Forsyth County Cooperative Extension Building (Auditorium C) 1450 Fairchild Rd, Winston-Salem, NC...

TLAER Operations Course – May 6-8, 2013

TLAER Operations Course – May 6-8, 2013

Apr 18, 2013

February 2013 TLAER Awareness. Photo courtesy of Georgia Taylor, DVM TLAER – Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue With funding assistance from The Winston-Salem Foundation and grant management assistance from H.E.R.O., PEART (Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team) is proud to present the Operations level of  Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue...

Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue (TLAER) Training

Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue (TLAER) Training

Feb 6, 2013

  Piedmont Emergency Animal Response Team (PEART) is coordinating a Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue- Awareness Level (TLAER) training on February 23 & 24th. The training will be held at Davidson Community College. This highly-regarded course was made possible due to a generous grant from The Winston-Salem Foundation. In partnership with...

Operation Secret Squirrel Exercise – Dec 2012

Operation Secret Squirrel Exercise – Dec 2012

Jan 25, 2013

    Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management coordinated a multi-agency exercise in the Union Cross Road/Kernersville area in Dec of 2012. Over 140 participants from local, state and federal agencies came together to practice response operations for a potentially large-scale incident. Local media covered the exercise. Click here for more...

FREE Advanced Weather Spotter Training – March 2012

FREE Advanced Weather Spotter Training – March 2012

Jan 31, 2012

The National Weather Service will present the Advanced SKYWARN Severe Weather Spotter training in Winston-Salem on March 6th, 2012. The class is designed to help students better understand the meteorology and dynamics behind all types of severe weather. The class will provide insight into the thunderstorm spectrum and describe how and why different types of...

FREE Severe Weather Spotter Training Offered in February

FREE Severe Weather Spotter Training Offered in February

Dec 21, 2011

Become a WEATHER SPOTTER and learn to identify severe weather patterns and report your findings to the National Weather Service. The National Weather Service will present the BASIC SKYWARN Severe Weather Spotter program to help participants understand the warning process. Discussions of how and why buildings fail in high winds as well as thunderstorm...

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...