Upcoming Summer 2023 Events
June 3, 2023: NEMCo will have a booth at Pancake Breakfast sponsored by Fire Station 51. Look for us!
July, 2023. Fourth of July celebrations.
July 22, 2023. Emergency Preparedness Workshop. In planning so stay tuned!
March and April 2023 Events
April 2023. Check out our Winlink page to find out more about our three-day exercise.The Winlink system gives our local partners the ability to communicate resource requests and important situational awareness information to county and state agencies, ensuring effective communication when it is most needed.
March 2023. NEMCo’s first ‘post COVID’ CERT course. The speed at which this class filled up is a testament to the desire of our community to get informed and involved. The class provides the base knowledge needed for community emergency response; covering the areas of fire safety, basic first aid, disaster medical operations, light search and rescue, and much more. Lessons are presented in an easy to understand, step-by-step process, with a follow up hands-on training building on these lessons over the following weekend. After this 24-hour course, participants are invited to join their local CERT and continue to further this skill set.
Anyone interested in volunteering or attending any further trainings or exercises, please remember to keep an eye on our Home page.
April 29, 2023: 5th Saturday Communications Drill
On Saturday, April 29th our CERT and RACES volunteers participated in a regional “5thSaturday” emergency communications drill. While the RACES group preformed radio checks and communications exercises in our Emergency Operations Centers (EOC), this drill also incorporated a CERT functional exercise. During this exercise, CERT members utilized the empty medical offices near city hall to practice searching for disaster survivors, to triage roll players with make-up simulating various fake injuries, and to carrying these survivors to a medical check point. CERT and RACES also practiced integrating tactical communications from CERT members into the EOC communications to help improve emergency operations.
NEMCo periodically publishes newsletters to showcase activities, events, tips and tricks, training, and to provide a spotlight on volunteers and their contributions.
Spring 2023 Newsletter (PDF)
Spring/Summer 2020 Newsletter (PDF)
Winter 2020 Newsletter (PDF)
Fall 2019 Newsletter (PDF)
Summer 2019 Newsletter (PDF)
Index to Newsletters (PDF)
Please click on links to see additional information and the
Lake Forest Park Proclamation dedicated to our amazing and
much loved volunteer Rosie Schaffer.
IN MEMORAM. ROSIE SCHAFFER.
LAKE FOREST PARK PROCLAMATION