Curious? What is the Monroe Community Emergency Response Team aka CERT? What does CERT do? How can I be part of Monroe CERT? Are these some of your questions? These questions and any others you may have about CERT can be answered at our Training Orientation on Thursday, April 6 at 7 p.m. at the Monroe Senior Center.
CERT volunteers are trained in a variety of emergency skills such as disaster psychology, first aid, CPR and AED, fire safety, traffic control, hazardous materials awareness, emergency shelters, light search and rescue, disaster scenarios and terrorism. For more information and registration form, please visit the website http://www.monroect.org/Spring-Registration. Those interested in looking for further information should contact EMD York by email at DYork@ MonroeCt.org or call him at 203-650-8474 or Deputy EMD Captain White 203-261-3622.
The class is limited to 25 people so interested persons should register as soon as possible. The only requirement is that participants must be 18 years or older.
The class schedule begins with an Orientation on Thursday, April 6 at 7:00 p.m. at the Senior Center. Training sessions will be held on Friday evenings from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturdays, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 21 and 22 and also April 28 and 29. The Graduation for the course will be on Thursday, May 25 at 7:00 p.m. at the Senior Center.
Location: Monroe Senior Center – 235 Cutlers Farm Road – also Monroe Fire Station #1 – other locations to be announced.
Eligibility: 18 years or older
Cost: Free! No charge for training or materials
Sponsors: Town of Monroe Emergency Management, Monroe Police Department
Click here for more information and registration.