Preparedness Academy

Wrapping an Injured Hand

Disaster First Aid- For members of PC NET and Map Your Neighborhood

Disaster First Aid- For members of PC NET and Map Your Neighborhood
Learn skills and get hands-on experience in how to perform immediate triage, and use disaster first aid following an event. A First Aid Certificate is awarded, no CPR training is provided unless indicated at registration. It is recommended to take CPR before this class. Contact your local fire district for CPR courses.

 All Disaster First Aid classes are on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  We may be able to provide a course for a single PC NET Neighborhood if 16 people commit to the course.

If members of your neighborhood are planning to take a course, contact 253-798-2209  or  email  to request registration Link
Subject Line: “Disaster First Aid Registration”  -  

Upcoming Dates:
September 22- Pierce County EOC, Tacoma WA

October 20,  7700 Skansie Ave, Gig Harbor (Chapel Hill Presbyterian)


Psychological First Aid - New curriculum!

All residents are welcome!

People's reactions to crisis vary. Learn which reactions are harmful and how some are actually beneficial. Take away some important tools you can use to connect with affected people and provide immediate emotional support following an emergency.
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Upcoming Dates:

September 25 - 7700 Skansie Ave, Gig Harbor (Chapel Hill Presbyterian)

October 17 - 401 Washington Ave SE, Orting, Orting Fire and Rescue 

Handheld Radio on blue

Communications - Radio 

FRS/Walkie-Talkie Class- 
 Understand the basics of using radio communications in a disaster and get hands-on practice with others in the group. This is a great way to get comfortable using the “walkie-talkie” style of communication in a disaster. Information on how to get a HAM license is included. Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Walkie-talkie classes are available upon request from neighborhoods  with emergency teams with PC NET or Map Your Neighborhood. Contact