Bainbridge Prepares has established numerous partnerships on the island and in the county, but none is more critical to their mission of community preparedness than the Bainbridge Island Fire Department. The BIFD has put on the February ballot an Emergency Medical Service (EMS) levy that is intended to provide ongoing support for their medical service, … More Learn about the EMS Levy
We’re pleased to welcome Anne Lesage to Bainbridge Island! Per COBI’s announcement: Anne LeSage was hired as the Emergency Management Coordinator for the City of Bainbridge Island in November 2018. The Emergency Management Coordinator develops and leads the City’s emergency management program in all phases, including mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. The City is working … More Welcome COBI’s new Emergency Management Coordinator Anne Lesage!
The schedule for the 4th annual 3 Days of Preparedness has been announced! We begin on Wednesday, September 26, with two showings of The Geologic Formation of Bainbridge Island, produced by Cameron Snow. Over three distinct parts, the film begins by showcasing the geologic history of Bainbridge Island and the Puget Sound region; next, it addresses the … More 3 Days of Preparedness – dates and film tickets
Hello, Bainbridge Prepares reader! If you weren’t aware, our June 2018 newsletter was sent earlier this week, full of event recommendations, preparedness tips, and island news. Interested? You can access it here. If you missed newsletters from previous months, you can access them all here. While you’re at it, feel free to subscribe to future emails! … More Newsletters
This past April 21, volunteers of all stripes descended upon Bainbridge’s Island Church for a simulated catastrophe. The “catastrophe” was a large-scale earthquake. The Church is one of the Island’s emergency hubs, places scattered around the Island where people will seek medical care, psychological support, animal care, and shelter during such a mass casualty incident. … More WFR’s “rescue” dozens at trauma exercise at Island Church