CERT Training (Continued)
Residents can learn emergency preparedness and response techniques with free training from the Elmore County EMA/HS Office. This is an opportunity for residents 13 and older to become Community Emergency Response Team members. The 20-hour training course trains participants to help themselves, family and neighbors in emergency or disaster situations. The course covers disaster preparedness, fire safety, disaster medical operations, light search and rescue operations, CERT organization, disaster psychology and terrorism. There will be both academic study and hands-on, practical experience.
Class will be held at the Elmore County Fire Fighters’ Training Facility, 191 Red Eagle Road in Wetumpka from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Class begins June 14th and continues four consecutive days ending on June 17th. For more information, contact the Elmore County EMA/HS Office at 201 Hill St. in Wetumpka or call 567-6451 or 567-1155.