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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Free CERT Training

South Bend, Washington – The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency (PCEMA) is offering a free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training course in Raymond. Training is scheduled as follows:

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The course will be held at the Grays Harbor College Riverview Center, 600 Washington Avenue in Raymond. Pre-registration is required and is limited to 24 participants.

The CERT program is an all-risk, all-hazard training. This valuable course is designed to help you protect yourself, your family, your neighbors, and your neighborhood in an emergency situation. CERT members receive 20 hours of initial training provided free of charge. Topics include Disaster Preparation, Fire Safety, Medical Operations, Light Search and Rescue, Disaster Psychology, and CERT organization. The course is taught with classroom instruction for the first five days and practical exercises during the sixth day. Participants under the age of 18 must have parent/guardian permission to attend. 

To register or for more information, contact Scott McDougall at (360) 875-9338 or email smcdougall@co.pacific.wa.us.  

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