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April 4, 2019
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monterey Park, CA 91754
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CERT Class Begins

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Apply now for the spring 2019 CERT session April 4-7 (Thursday-Sunday), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Deadline to apply is March 20, 2019.

Applications available online or at Station 61 at 350 W. Newmark Ave.

The spring 2019 CERT class will be four consecutive eight hour sessions which will include a disaster simulation drill. The training course is free to residents of Monterey Park and consists of:

  • Utilities: Learning how and where to turn off gas meters, electricity, and water service if leaking or broken pipes are detected.
  • Putting out small fires using an extinguisher.
  • Certification on CPR and first aid.
  • Helping triage victims by controlling bleeding, treating for shock and providing basic medical aid.
  • Organizing yourself and volunteers to be effective towards aiding victims.
  • Collecting disaster intelligence to support first responder efforts.

Please complete an application and submit via email if you are interested. You will then be contacted when a class program has been scheduled. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Captain Justin Birrell via email or at 626-307-1271.

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