Preparedness Academy


Wrapping an Injured Hand

Disaster First Aid- For members of PC NET and Map Your Neighborhood


Learn skills and get hands-on experience in how to perform immediate triage, and use disaster first aid following an event. A First Aid Certificate is awarded, no CPR unless indicated at registration. Recommend taking CPR before this class. All classes are on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
We may be able to provide a course for a PC NET Neighborhood, contact Outreach 253-798-6595 for information.

Upcoming Dates:
                     

August 11- Pierce County EOC, Tacoma WA


October 20,  7700 Skansie Ave, Gig Harbor (Chapel Hill Presbyterian)






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Psychological First Aid - New curriculum!

All residents are welcome!


People's reactions to crisis vary. Learn which reactions are harmful and how some are actually beneficial. Take away some important tools you can use to connect with affected people and provide immediate emotional support following an emergency.
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Upcoming Dates:

May 22 -   
23014 70th Ave East Graham, Graham Fire and Rescue

September 25 - 7700 Skansie Ave, Gig Harbor (Chapel Hill Presbyterian)

October 17 - 401 Washington Ave SE, Orting, Orting Fire and Rescue 





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Communications - Radio 



FRS/Walkie-Talkie Class- 
 Understand the basics of using radio communications in a disaster and get hands-on practice with others in the group. This is a great way to get comfortable using the “walkie-talkie” style of communication in a disaster. Information on how to get a HAM license is included. Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Walkie-talkie classes are available upon request from neighborhoods  with emergency teams with PC NET or Map Your Neighborhood. Contact pcdemOutreach@co.pierce.wa.us