The Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.) program educates and trains Nassau County residents in basic disaster response and recovery skills. When an emergency or disaster happens, C.E.R.T. members can give critical support to first-line responders and provide immediate assistance to their community.
C.E.R.T. Training includes: Fire Safety Procedures, Disaster Medical Operations, Light Search and Rescue Techniques, Team Organization Skills and Disaster Psychology
Legislator Rhoads, himself a first responder and ex-Captain of the Wantagh Fire Dept., invites all to attend 7 FREE training classes to become a C.E.R.T. member.2015 C.E.R.T. BASIC TRAINING CLASS SCHEDULE: 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20 and 8/27All classes are on Thursdays from 6:30 PM - 9:30 PMFREEPORT REC. CENTER130 E. Merrick Rd., Freeport
For more information and to sign up for C.E.R.T., please contact the Nassau County Office of Emergency Management at 516-573-0636 or go to: www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/OEM/CC/CERT