Virtual Lectures and Webinars 

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Flood Preparedness Webinar

Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 11 A.M. Pacific Time

Registration Link: Meeting Registration - Zoom

Learn what you and your community can do before, during, and after a flood.

This webinar will:
• Discuss flood considerations, including past trends
• Learn how you and your community can prepare and mitigate
• Understand flood insurance vs. disaster assistance

Closed captioning and an ASL interpreter will be present. If you require additional accommodations, please email or text/call 425-877-7910. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may not be possible to fill.


Resolve to be Prepared

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 12:15 PM

A new year brings fresh opportunities to get prepared. We'll give you tips on how to spend a little bit of time each month for the next year on how to get prepared. Happy New Year! Resolve to be Prepared!

Click "JOIN EVENT" when it's live. The event will be done in Microsoft Teams. A Desktop computer works best. On phones, you may need to download the TEAMS App. You can also click this link:

Have questions now or need accommodations? Let us know at this link:

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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 - 9 A.M. to 2 P.M.

Please complete registration at Lutheran Community Services NW.


This 6.5-hour training gives adults who work with youth the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to adolescents (12-18) who may be struggling or developing a mental health or substance use problem and connect them to appropriate care. Participants must be 18 or older.

There are 2-hours of self-paced learning that must be completed prior to attending the live virtual training which completes the additional 4.5 hours of training. The live portion of the training via Zoom will be from 9:00am-2:00pm, with a 30 minute lunch break at approximately noon.

Please email with questions or for more information.

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COVID-19 Vaccines for School-Aged Children: What Parents and Families Should Know.

Please join the U.S. Department of Education and National Association for Family, School and Community Engagement for an informational webinar following the approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech age 5-11 vaccine. During the webinar, esteemed panelists including United States Deputy Secretary of Education Cindy Marten along with representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics will address common concerns and worries among parents and families about the COVID-19 vaccine for their child(ren) ages 5-11.

Webinar recording now available on YouTube.


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FEMA Emergency Management Institute

The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) offers self-paced courses designed for people who have emergency management responsibilities and the general public. All are offered free-of-charge to those who qualify for enrollment. To get a complete listing of courses, view the list of active courses.

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COVID-19 Conversations Webinar Series

The American Public Health Association champions the health of all people and communities. Visit Covid-19 Conversations to view videos.

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Pacific ADA Center

The purpose of the Pacific ADA Center is to build a partnership between the disability and business communities and to promote full and unrestricted participation in society for persons with disabilities through education and technical assistance. To view archived Inclusive Emergency Management Webinars, view ADA Presentations.

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Public Lecture Series

The USGS Public Lecture Series has gone virtual! These monthly talks are intended for a general public audience that may not be familiar with the science being discussed. To view upcoming lectures visit USGS Public Lecture Series. To watch past public talks, visit their multimedia page.

What to Expect When You're Expecting a Volcanic Eruption

Learn about the five active volcanoes in the Washington Cascades, their hazards, and how you can be better prepared for an eruption.

What to Expect When You're Expecting an Earthquake

Webinar with Washington Geological Survey and WA Emergency Management. We will discuss the latest research into faults in Washington state, and what to expect when an earthquake occurs, how to protect yourself when an earthquake/tsunami strikes, and how to get prepared before an earthquake!


Join us for a virtual offering of the Emergency Management Shelter Operations Training. This training is a recommended pre-requisite for the City of Puyallup Emergency Management Shelter Exercise, the "Puyallup Chill Out", that will be conducted on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. 

View the City of Puyallup Community Emergency Shelter Program Guide to review policies, procedures, and forms used during a sheltering operation.