The basic Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training program has been updated with a revised Disaster Medical Operations section, an updated Terrorism and CERT section and new hazard-specific annexes. CERT requirements are managed at the local level, and there is no national requirement to retake the training. FEMA encourages all CERT members to review the … Read more FEMA Releases Updated CERT Training Materials
WHAT IF . . . . . . You dialed 9-1-1 and there was a busy tone? OR . . . . . . . . . . There wasn’t any dial tone at all? WHY: In the event of a large-scale disaster, the normal Emergency Response Agencies that serve you will be overwhelmed and … Read more CERT Basic Training Course, January 2020
WHAT IF . . . . . . You dialed 9-1-1 and there was a busy tone? OR . . . . . . . . . . There wasn’t any dial tone at all? WHY: In the event of a large-scale disaster, the normal Emergency Response Agencies that serve you will be overwhelmed and … Read more CERT Basic Training Course, January 2019
First, thank you to James Ceasar and Yoli McGlinchey for teaching this class. Without them, this could not have been possible. The following people took time out of their busy schedules to attend the 3-day CERT Train-the-Trainer course which taught them how to teach the CERT basic training course to others. This means that we now have enough people in … Read more Congratulations Train the Trainer Graduates!
First, thank you to James Ceasar and Yoli McGlinchey for teaching this class. Without them, this could not have been possible. The following people took time out of their busy schedules to attend the 2-day CERT Program Manager course which taught them how to best handle volunteers and how to develop effective and complete program plans. … Read more Congratulations Program Manager Graduates!
No-cost CERT training No need to travel to Maryland for these classes. The SLO Regional CERT has convinced the program to come hold a class here. Don’t miss out! This advanced training event will take place the last week of November at Camp San Luis and is open to anyone who would like to help … Read more No-Cost Advanced Training Coming to SLO
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 more How 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 more Templeton High School Students Get CERT Training
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 more CERT enthusiasts volunteer to teach local high school students