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Dutchess County Emergency Response to Facilitate Citizens Preparedness Training in Pawling

Published: 1/12/2018

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Colleen Pillus

Poughkeepsie … The Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response has announced its next Citizens Preparedness Training Program session will be held on Tuesday, January 23rd from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Pawling Library, located at 11 Broad Street in the Village of Pawling. The two-hour training session is designed to provide participants with the tools and resources to better prepare for any type of disaster. Participants will learn how to respond accordingly in a disaster and recover as quickly as possible to pre-disaster conditions. The training program is being provided by the Dutchess County Departments of Emergency Response and Behavioral and Community Health. The event is open to the public and free to attend. Doors to the event will open at 6:30 p.m. Each family will receive a free Citizens Preparedness Response Starter Kit.

This training session is part of the Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response’s citizen preparedness training initiative which is being offered regionally throughout Dutchess County in 2018. Dutchess County’s Medical Reserve Corps and the Dutchess County Animal Response Team will be present as part of the training.

View the Citizens Preparedness Training flyer online (.pdf).