South Bend, Washington – Grays Harbor Emergency Management is hosting Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training which is also open to Pacific County residents. The training is scheduled as follows:
June 8, 2012 – 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
June 9, 2012 – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
June 16, 2012 – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
All training will be held at Grays Harbor College, (1620 Edward Smith Drive, Aberdeen – Building 1500, Room 1512). Pre-registration is encouraged.
The CERT Program teaches disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact the Washington Coast and trains participants in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Courses are a total of 20 hours, spread over three days. The course is taught with classroom instruction for the first two sessions and practical exercises during the last session. Participants under the age of 18 must have parent/guardian permission to attend.
To register or for more information, contact Grays Harbor Emergency Management at GHCDEM@co.grays-harbor.wa.us or (360) 249-3911