Registration Now Open for Harford County’s Free “Prepare Because You Care” Emergency Preparedness Program on Tuesdays, Sept. 4 – 25


When it comes to emergencies and disasters, it is not a question of “if”, but “when.” Find out what you need to know to protect yourself and your loved ones in a wide range of emergency situations.

Registration is now open for Harford County’s free “Prepare Because You Care” emergency preparedness training program developed by the Harford County Department of Emergency Services. The next four-week session will be held on Tuesdays beginning on September 4 through September 25 from 7 – 9 p.m. at the Darlington Volunteer Fire Company, 2600 Castleton Road, Darlington. Registration is required as available seats fill up quickly and space is limited. Participants must be over 18.

Topics covered will include the following:

  • September 4 – Overview of Emergency Management/Fire Extinguisher Training/Fire Safety
  • September 11 – Crime Prevention/Firehouse Equipment Showcase
  • September 18 – Stop the Bleed/First Aid
  • September 25 – CPR Certification/How to Use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

For additional class information and to register online, please visit the county Web page:

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