Preparedness Classes

OEM offers a wide variety of emergency preparedness and public education classes. These classes are designed to help people be ready to face all kinds of disasters.

Upcoming Classes

ShakeOut! Earthquake Prep

Millions of people worldwide will practice Drop, Cover, and Hold On as part of the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills on October 21. Come learn all about Kirkland's seismic risk, safety actions you can take, and debunk some common earthquake myths.

Date: Thursday, October 21

Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual on Zoom

Learn more and sign up here

Community Emergency Response Team

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training teaches residents to be prepared to respond to large disasters. Learn how to take care of yourself and the people around you during an emergency through a combination of classroom and hands on training.

Ham Radio Licensing

Interested in ham radio but still need to get your license? Find local upcoming licensing classes through the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) website.