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Carson City CERT Academy

Post Date:09/16/2019 3:00 PM
Carson City CERT Academy

When:  1-3 November, 2019

Where:  Carson City Fire Stations 51 & 52, Carson City, NV

Description:  The CERT Academy [Community Emergency Response Team] will provide information for citizens to become prepared for a local emergency or disaster. Class time is 21 hours and includes light search and rescue, disaster medical operations, and fire safety. The training is designed to educate citizens to prepare for, respond to, and recover from an unplanned disastrous event that overwhelm the existing response capability. After completion of the Academy there will be an opportunity to join a formal volunteer CERT group that is affiliated with a law enforcement agency or fire department. The training curriculum was developed and approved for the National CERT Program by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security.

Prerequisites:  None

Class Dates and Hours: 

Friday, November 1, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Saturday, November 2, 2019  - 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Location (Friday, November 1, 2019):  

Carson City Fire Station 51
777 Stewart Street
Carson City, NV 89701

Location (Saturday-Sunday, November 2-3, 2019):
Carson City Fire Department 52
2400 East College Parkway
Carson City, NV 89706

Registration:  Call Carson City Fire Department at 775-283-7148 or email cc.cert.nv@gmail.com.  Registration deadline is October 23, 2019.  Space is limited.
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