Preparedness Academy

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Disaster First Aid

Pierce County Emergency Management 

Learn skills and get hands-on in how to perform immediate triage, and use disaster first aid following an event. A First Aid Certificate is awarded, no CPR training is provided unless indicated at registration. It is recommended to take CPR before this class. Contact your local fire district for CPR courses.

We may be able to provide a course for a single PC NET Neighborhood or Map Your Neighborhood if 16 people commit to the courseIf you live in East Pierce Fire and Rescue District, scroll down to EPFR courses offered in partnership with us.

  • February 4, 2023, Saturday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. 
    Nichols Community Center, 690 9th Ave, Fox Island, WA, 98333.

Registration is open for the February class. Please click here to register: 

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Please call 253-798-6862 if you have questions.



ADA accommodations are available when registering. 

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Psychological First Aid 

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.

If you would like this class for your community, request by selecting HERE

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Preparedness Presentations

Does your club, organization, team, PTA, have plans in the event of a mild or serious disaster? Your organization may need your support and you will be available if you have your personal preparedness in place. Set a speaker for your next meeting!

Request a speaker for your club, organization, team, or staff

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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.  Information on how to get a HAM license is included.
Walkie-talkie Classes are available upon request from neighborhoods with emergency teams with PC NET or Map Your Neighborhood.
Request the Communications course HERE .