National Preparedness Month: A Lasting Legacy
September 6, 2022
September is National Preparedness Month, and this year’s theme focuses on creating a lasting legacy by preparing for disasters. Firefighters, EMS providers, and rescue workers can do their part to create a lasting legacy of safety for their department and their community. The NVFC appreciates all you do and is here to support you with these resources to make sure you, your crew, and your community are ready for the next emergency.
- Make sure you are ready to respond at your best with resources and tools from the Share the Load Program and the Heart-Healthy Firefighter Program.
- Foster a successful, high-performing department by creating a psychologically healthy culture for your workforce with this toolkit and training.
- Equip your responders with knowledge and training from the NVFC’s Virtual Classroom and Train Strong webinar series.
- Increase the readiness of your community for emergencies by utilizing Fire Corps volunteers to conduct public education, develop preparedness plans, install smoke alarms, assist with disaster drills and more.
- Educate the public on their role in keeping responders safe at roadway incident scenes with this new slow down, move over video.
- Be ready for the next roadway incident with traffic incident management and electric vehicle response training.
- Prepare your responders for a pipeline incident with the Fire Department Pipeline Response, Emergency Planning, and Preparedness Toolkit and training.
- Plan for the future of your department with recruitment and retention resources from the Make Me A Firefighter campaign and the National Junior Firefighter Program.
- Create a more fire adapted community before the next wildfire strikes with tools, training, and resources from the Wildland Fire Assessment Program.
- Access benefits including free training in the NVFC Virtual Classroom, an AD&D insurance policy, access to the Volunteer Voices member community, and more when you join the NVFC for just $21.