Emergency Management

Emergency Management is the combined efforts of local, state, and federal governments to protect the citizens from the effects of disasters, both natural and man made.

Our ultimate goal is to return life back to normal as soon and safe as possible.

The local Office of Emergency Management coordinates activities within Winston-Salem and Forsyth County that contribute to the mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery of disasters.


practicing at at CERT classCommunity Emergency Response Team (CERT) Summer 2014 Basic Training course will be held August 15-17, 2014, 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. each day, at the Kernersville Fire Rescue Department. Learn about disaster preparedness, fire safety, medical operations, light search and rescue, disaster psychology, and more. 

CERT training course flier [pdf]

North Carolina Emergency Management website to register

316 2. Bodenhamer Street, Kernersville, NC 27284


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Severe Weather Storm March 28, 2010 - Photo courtesy of John Pascavage

WOULD YOU BE PREPARED IF THIS HAPPENED TO YOUR HOME?

A TORNADO CAN APPEAR ANY WHERE AT ANY TIME!

This photo was taken in High Point after the severe weather storm that hit March 28, 2010. (Photo courtesy of John Pascavage)

SURVEYS

ONLINE SURVEY ABOUT EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS 

Weather Awareness


Latest News

Posted: Friday, May 16, 2014
The counties of Caswell, Davie, Forsyth, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, and Yadkin began a planning process that will help our co...
Posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Emergency Management - Feb. 11, 2014 The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Office of Emergency Management is urging Forsyth C...

Upcoming Events

Sep 10

3:00 p.m. in the Emergency Management Conference Room, Smith Reyn...

Nov 12

3:00 p.m. in the Emergency Management Conference Room, Smith Reyn...

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