Saturday, April 20, 2024

CERT Training for Residents to Begin April 6

(James City County)

WILLIAMSBURG — If a disaster threatens or occurs, do you know what to do? With James City County/Williamsburg Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training, you will!
  
CERT is a national program designed to educate residents about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and train them in basic disaster response skills. Course material includes disaster preparedness, fire safety, disaster medical operations, light search and rescue, terrorism, emergency communication, basic emergency skills, and more.
 
CERT is an all-abilities program, available at no charge to all residents of James City County and Williamsburg, age 18 and older. The 30-hour course begins Thursday, April 6 from 6:30-10 p.m. and will conclude on April 29 with a simulated disaster exercise.
 
For those who are interested, need more information or would like a full class schedule, visit the website or call 757-564-2142.
 
Class size is limited, those interested should reserve a place now.

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