Registration Open for Harford County’s Free “Prepare Because You Care” Emergency Preparedness Training Program


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Find out what you need to know to protect yourself and your loved ones in a fire, cybersecurity attack, natural disaster, and other emergencies. Registration is now open for the popular “Prepare Because You Care” emergency preparedness training program for citizens, developed by the Harford County Dept. of Emergency Services. The program’s next four-week session will be held on Thursdays from May 5 to May 26 from 7 – 9 p.m. at Mountain Christian Church’s New Life Center, 1802 Mountain Road, Joppa, Md. 21085.  The program is free; however, you must be over 18 to participate, and registration is required as space is limited and available seats fill up quickly.


Topics covered will include the following:


  • May 5     Cybersecurity, How to Assemble a Disaster Supply Kit
  • May 12   Fire Safety in the Home,  Basic Fire Suppression
  • May 19   Crime Prevention and Awareness (by Harford County Sheriff’s Office)
  • May 26   Hands-Only CPR and Basic First Aid, Graduation

For additional class information and to register online, please go to:


Prepare Because You Care – Citizen Emergency Preparedness Training

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