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Redwood City's
C
ommunity Emergency Response Team
(CERT) Program

Come join us for this interactive and informative class and learn how to take better care of yourself, your family, your loved ones and neighbors when a disaster does happen.  Floods, wildfires, mudslides, earthquake, airline crash, terrorism, disasters come in all forms and severity, are unpredictable and cause disruptions to emergency services.

A large scale disaster can easily overwhelm local emergency response resources, Police Officers, Firefighters and Emergency Medical Services.  The CERT program will provide citizens with basic training in disaster survival and rescue skills to help reduce loss and protect property during the most critical timeframe, until emergency responders can arrive.

During the C.E.R.T. course, students will receive training in emergency preparedness, fire suppression, medical operations, light search and rescue, disaster psychology, team organization and terrorism.  Upon full course completion students will receive a Certificate of Completion.  Classes fill up fast, don’t miss this critical training! 

Classes Begin February 2014
Sign Up Now!

Tuesday, February 25     6:30pm to 9pm
Tuesday, March 4 6:30pm to 9pm
Tuesday, March 11 6:30pm to 9pm
Tuesday, March 18 6:30pm to 9pm
Tuesday, March 25 6:30pm to 9pm
Saturday, April 5 9:30am to12:30pm

AGE: 18+
COST: Free
INSTRUCTORS: Fire Department Staff and CERT Volunteers
LOCATION: Redwood City Library, 2nd Flr., 1044 Middlefield Rd., Redwood City

During the CERT course, students will receive training in emergency preparedness, fire suppression, medical operations, light search and rescue, disaster psychology, team organization and terrorism.  Upon full course completion students will receive a Certificate of Completion. 

To additional information or to register, please contact Christy Adonis, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator serving Redwood City and San Carlos at 650.780.5790, or send an email to cadonis@redwoodcity.org.

 

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