Sheriff Ian Parkinson took some time today at “Sheriff’s Family Day 2017” to show his support for the San Luis Obispo Regional CERT and ask you to join others in your area to make us ready for anything. Several years ago, the Sheriff made public his intentions to make San Luis Obispo the Several years ago, … Read moreThe Sheriff Wants You!
Every year, the San Luis Obispo Regional CERT elects its officers for a 2-year term. Anyone living within the county is eligible for nomination up until the election held during the annual meeting. This year, there is one vacancy that must be filled. The existing officers have identified a need to find someone with fundraising skills. … Read moreNomination period open for Officer Elections 2017
The San Luis Obispo Regional CERT has announced the date and location for its annual meeting. October 24th, 2017 6:00 to 7:30 pm SLO Vet’s Hall Every year, the Regional CERT invites anyone interested in local disaster preparedness to come find out what is happening within the entire San Luis Obispo County. Since its first … Read moreAnnual Meeting 2017 Announced
It’s a pleasure to announce that Cambria has recently been designated a “Firewise Community”. This was accomplished through the efforts of the Cambria Fire Safe Focus Group. This is a joint group of community stakeholders (including CERT) that are dedicating to performing community outreach efforts in order to make it a more fire safe place … Read moreCambria Becomes a “Firewise Community”
Last October, the local Cal Fire Chiefs asked if there was interest in a county-wide CERT program. After several missed attempts at a meeting time and place, the word got out. Unfortunately, it seemed as though the inquiry was doomed before it could even get started. The only timeslot available was 5pm on a Friday. … Read moreWhat has happened since the “big” meeting last year?
This year, several agencies are performing a drill to determine if they could get a disaster-related vaccination out to the public in a safe and timely manner. Come spend a couple hours with them and get a free flu shot while you are at it. The drill takes place on Sunday October 23rd, from 10am to … Read moreHow can you help your community and get a free flu shot?
Last week we mentioned that several CERT enthusiasts would take time out of their day on September 28th to demonstrate several disaster planning and recovery skills to a local high school. Here is what one of them had to say when everything was said and done… The presentation turned out better than I expected. The … Read moreTempleton High School Students Get CERT Training
Yes, your San Luis Obispo Regional CERT is now on Social Media… Check out our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SLOregionalCERT Check out our Twitter feed at @SLOregionalCERT Enjoy!
Our local Red Cross is offering training in disaster preparedness. Given our recent abundance of wildfires, the class will focus on how to respond to them. However, every form of disaster will be covered. View our calendar at http://sloregionalcert.org/events/red-cross-disaster-training/ for additional details.
Several CERT trainers, multiple CERT enthusiasts, and many more people of our community who are all concerned about being prepared all come together to make sure our message is heard by Templeton High School students. On September 28th, during two forty-minute class periods, the students will get to hear and participate in several disaster-preparedness discussions, … Read moreCERT enthusiasts volunteer to teach local high school students