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Dutchess County Emergency Response to Facilitate Citizen’s Preparedness Training Next Week

Published: 3/8/2016

For More Information Contact:

Colleen Pillus

Poughkeepsie, NY….The Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response will facilitate a Citizen’s Preparedness Training Program on Tuesday, March 15th from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Pawling Fire Department, located at 25 South Street in the Town 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 Citizen Preparedness Corps 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 2016. Dutchess County’s Medical Reserve Corps and the Dutchess County Animal Response Team will be present as part of the training.

Upcoming Citizen’s Preparedness Trainings include:

Monday, March 21st at 7:00pm at Union Vale Town Hall
Wednesday, March 30th at 7:00pm at Red Hook Town Hall

For more information, please contact the Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response at (845) 486-2080.

To see the event flyer, click here: