The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency (PCEMA) is offering a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training course in South Bend.  The Training is strategically scheduled to bookend the “Great Washington ShakeOut”.


Training is scheduled as follows:


Saturday, October 13, 2018 – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 14, 2018 – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 18, 2018 – 10:18 a.m. The Great Washington ShakeOut (optional)

Saturday, October 20, 2018 – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 21, 2018 – 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The course will be held in the South Bend High School Library located at 400 First Street E in South Bend. Pre-registration is required and is limited to 24 participants.

The CERT program is an all-risk, all-hazard training. This valuable course is designed to help you protect yourself, your family, your neighbors, and your neighborhood in an emergency situation. CERT members receive 29 hours of initial training provided free of charge. The course is taught with classroom instruction for the first three days and practical exercises during the last day. Participants under the age of 18 must have parent/guardian permission to attend.


To register or for more information, contact Scott McDougall at (360) 875-9338 or (360) 642-9338 or email [email protected], or Key McMurry (360) 942-3184.