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Emergency Preparedness Workshops in Coquitlam

by GS GS |

COQUITLAM, BC, Thursday, February 6, 2013 – Are you and your family prepared to be self-sufficient for at least 72 hours in the event of a major emergency? 

The City of Coquitlam’s HEROS training programs, in being offered in February, will help you to learn about important information such as how to assemble an emergency kit and what your family plan should look like.

These sessions include:

Personal Family & Community Emergency Preparedness – A free session that uses an earthquake scenario to help you become better prepared at home – including what supplies to assemble in your emergency kit. 

  • Wednesday, February 12
    7:00 – 8:45 p.m
    Poirier Public Library (575 Poirier St)

  • Tuesday, February 18
    6:45 – 8:45 p.m.
    Glen Pine Pavilion (1200 Glen Pine Court)

  • Wednesday, February 19
    10:00 a.m. – noon
    Dogwood Pavilion (624 Poirier St)
Disaster Pet Care & Basic First Aid – Learn how to help your pets in times of emergencies or disasters. This includes a demonstration and lesson on basic pet first aid. 

  • Monday, February 24
    7:00 – 8:45 p.m.
    Poirier Public Library (575 Poirier St)
    Cost: $10 (includes a starter first aid kit for pets)

Pre-registration is required. Learn more or register at www.coquitlam.ca/emergtraining or call 604-927-6434.


For more information, contact:
Greg Kanya
Manager, Emergency Management Office