The Cascadia Playbook


A Cascadia event is based on the threat of a catastrophic magnitude 9.0 Subduction Zone earthquake and resultant tsunami.

The Cascadia Playbook2020-07-12T23:54:13+00:00

Scholarships Expanded to Include CTCs


Opportunity scholarships expanded to include technical and community colleges By Katherine Long A generous state scholarship program that helps pay college tuition at four-year schools will soon expand to help students earn professional technical degrees at community and technical colleges. A seven-year-old state scholarship program that has helped more than 2,000 students earn a bachelor’s degree will soon offer the same type of generous aid to students who want to gain technical skills at community and technical colleges. It’s part of a growing emphasis on encouraging more students to earn technical degrees and credentials after they graduate from high school [...]

Scholarships Expanded to Include CTCs2020-07-14T21:39:31+00:00

Apply to Join FEMA’s Youth Prepardness Council


Youth can make a difference in their communities. One way is to join the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Youth Preparedness Council (YPC). The YPC is open to 8th – 11th graders across the Nation. If you know a good candidate, please tell them to apply.

Apply to Join FEMA’s Youth Prepardness Council2020-07-13T00:21:52+00:00

HSEM Center of Excellence – Internship Guidebook


This Guidebook is intended for employers with any level of knowledge of internships. It can serve as a training tool for those looking to understand what an internship program is and is not, identify the purpose of an internship program, and much more.

HSEM Center of Excellence – Internship Guidebook2020-07-13T00:02:13+00:00

Workforce at Pierce College


Our Workforce programs help you get the training and assistance you need to find work or re-enter the workforce. See the programs to find out what might be available to you.

Workforce at Pierce College2020-07-13T01:52:46+00:00

How to Prepare for an Earthquake


Earthquakes can bring mild to violent shaking and can occur anytime, anywhere. This guide can help you protect yourself, your family, and your property before, during, and after an earthquake.

How to Prepare for an Earthquake2020-07-13T00:05:55+00:00

Washington State COVID-19 Response


The Washington State’s official COVID-19 site, maintained by the state Joint Information Center. Looking for daily COVID-19 statistics? Daily statistics are provided by the Department of Health (DOH) or view statewide statistics on a map. Mutilingual resources Spanish: Nuevo coronavirus (PDF) , Chinese Simplified: 新型冠状病毒 (PDF), Russian: Новый штамм коронавируса (PDF), Vietnamese: Vi-rút Corona Mới (PDF), more translations... Need a phone number to call with questions about the virus? DOH operates a hotline, with multiple language assistance, from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily at 1-800-525-0127. The call center cannot access COVID-19 testing results. Looking to inquire about testing? For [...]

Washington State COVID-19 Response2020-07-12T23:44:31+00:00

Washington 211 is operating the State COVID-19 Helpline


Washington 211 is operating the State COVID-19 Helpline (1-800-525-0127) for the Washington State Department of Health during the Coronavirus Outbreak. Normal 211 services are available but wait times have increased. If you need immediate assistance in finding services please visit and use the resource search tool. Washington 211 successfully took over operations of the Washington State Department of Health COVID-19 helpline on 3/6/20 after a very short and fast ramp up of our system. I have attached the latest call numbers for Washington 211, a report of the work we have accomplished to date and our original proposal to [...]

Washington 211 is operating the State COVID-19 Helpline2020-07-12T23:54:40+00:00
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