Everett Again Offering Community Emergency Response Training Class

For more information, contact Mary Schoenfeldt in the Everett Office of Emergency Management at 425 257-7965.

The City of Everett has another 8-week session of Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) classes coming up on Thursday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. beginning Sept. 13 through Nov. 1. The eight-week course will provide a variety of disaster planning, recovery and survival skills aimed at surviving and assisting our community in disaster response and recovery. Everett residents as well as business owners are encouraged to participate or send employees to these free emergency preparedness classes. To date, more than 450 people have participated in the Everett Fire Department CERT Program.

There is a requirement to attend all sessions, establish a three (3) day home emergency kit, obtain personal safety equipment, and be a willing team participant.  Cost for personal safety equipment is approximately $30.00 and it’s advised to purchase equipment on your own to ensure proper fitting.  The basic equipment information and where to purchase will be explained at the first class.

Applications are available at through Everett Office of Emergency Management.   Class size is limited.  The deadline for applications is August 23, 2012.  For more information, contact the Everett Office of Emergency Management at 425 257-7965 or e-mail everetteoc@ci.everett.wa.us.


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One Response to “Everett Again Offering Community Emergency Response Training Class”

  1. Jack Says:

    After going through this class about a year ago I feel better prepared and ready for “the big one”. Everyone should go through this class and hear what they have to say!

    Hope to see you there,