Happy CERT Week! Community Emergency Response Teams Share Memories

The National CERT Association created National CERT Week, September 21-27, to recognize the efforts of Community Emergency Response Teams all over the country. As part of the celebration, which coincides with National Preparedness Month, CERT teams are asked to share memories from their years of operation. The first CERT team was created in 1986 with … More Happy CERT Week! Community Emergency Response Teams Share Memories

“Our Biggest Threat Is Complacency”: BP’s Scott James Talks to Currents

Currents Magazine, the Arts and Humanities Bainbridge monthly culture publication, recently interviewed Bainbridge Prepares founder Scott James about emergency prep and our upcoming Virtual Day of Preparedness on September 26, from 10 am to 2 pm via Zoom. James told AHB staff that the biggest threat to our community is “Complacency, whether it relates to mask … More “Our Biggest Threat Is Complacency”: BP’s Scott James Talks to Currents

Earthquakes! Emotional Resilience! Join Us for a Virtual Day of Preparedness

Instead of the customary Three Days of Preparedness, this year Bainbridge Prepares is offering a Virtual Day of Preparedness September 26, from 10 to 2 pm. The event features three keynote speakers: Dr. Stephen Angster Dr. Jessie Pearl • Dr. Stephen Angster, a Research Assistant at University of Nevada, Reno, and a former geologist with the U.S. … More Earthquakes! Emotional Resilience! Join Us for a Virtual Day of Preparedness

Quake Kit Yourself & Support BP

Cascadia Quake Kits are designed to bridge the gap between knowing you need to prepare your family for disaster and actually preparing your family for disaster. The woman-owned Portland-based company sells pre-packaged two-week kits that range from starter to essential and comprehensive levels, containing everything from water and food, warmth and shelter, light and communication, … More Quake Kit Yourself & Support BP

Washington Listens: Emotional Support During COVID-19

A new service provided by the Washington Health Care Authority is designed to provide support with pandemic-related stress and emotional fallout caused by COVID-19. People can access the service, which is called Washington Listens, via telephone at 1-833-681-0211. The service accepts calls, messages, texts, or video calls. Crisis counselors provide callers with “non-clinical psycho-education based support. Callers … More Washington Listens: Emotional Support During COVID-19