Are you an adult willing to help neighbors in the event of a major disaster?
Are you interested in learning new skills that can save lives and property?
Will you work within guidelines and collaboratively with other CERT volunteers?
Do you have judgement and/or experience that can help in a disaster?
Then CERT training is for you!
Training to gain knowledge and skills for CERT is again available locally.
Bodega Bay CERT, in cooperation with Northern Sonoma County CERT, is sponsoring the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved program for Community Emergency Response Training (CERT). Basic (hybrid = online + hands-on) and advanced skill courses are being offered, free of charge. Graduates will receive certificates and will be involved in regularly scheduled neighborhood and community-wide exercises. Persons who have previously taken CERT courses are welcome to participate to refresh their skills.
Persons new to CERT are encouraged to enroll as soon as possible in the free Online Introduction to CERT course available from the University of Utah School of Medicine: https://medicine.utah.edu/rmcoeh/about-us/outreach/cert/
Persons that have earned their FEMA Certificate of Achievement for completion of the Introduction to CERT Course should plan to take the Hands-on Basic CERT Skills training being offered in Bodega Bay:
Hands-on Basic CERT Skills
Saturday, July 31 8:30AM to 4:30PM
Graduates of the Hands-on Basic CERT skills training may select from the following advanced CERT programs:
Advanced CPR / AED
Saturday August 21 9:00AM – 12:00 noon
Saturday, August 21 1:00PM to 4:00PM
various levels ongoing
For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org