There is a new Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class coming up in Irvine, at no cost. In these modern times the CERT Training Program appears all too necessary as the need frequently comes straight from the News headlines. Whether it be Natural, Technological, or Man-Made disasters, the training gives an opportunity to engage everyone in making their communities safer, more prepared, and more resilient when incidents occur.
The Irvine Police Department’s CERT program assist’s in becoming better prepared in case of a disaster. It is comprised of 8 classes where participants learn such skills as emergency first aid, light search and rescue, fire extinguishment and assembling emergency kits. Click here to find out more about this program and learn more about being prepared.
Classes start on July 24, 2013, at the Irvine City Hall, which is located next to the Police Station at the corner of Harvard & Alton. Fire Station 6 is on Barranca between Harvard and Jamboree.
Contact: Howard Regent, Emergency Management, Volunteer, Irvine Police Department, 1 Civic Center Plaza, Irvine, CA 92623, (949) 724-7314, hregent@CityofIrvine.org