Registration for Community Emergency Response Team Is Open

The city encourages residents to sign up early for its popular CERT classes, which start in February.

The following is a press release from the City of Beverly Hills.

Are you a Beverly Hills resident interested in learning how to care for yourself, your family and your neighbors during an emergency or disaster? Then register to take the free, City-sponsored Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training courses.

Training includes:

  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Fire Safety
  • Disaster Medical & First Aid
  • Search and Rescue
  • Disaster Psychology & Team Organization 

Training dates:

  • Wednesday, 2/6/13, 6pm-9pm
  • Saturday, 2/9/13, 8am-2pm
  • Saturday, 2/23/13, 8am-2pm 
  • Saturday, 3/2/13, 8am-1pm

Classes will be held at the Beverly Hills Fire Department headquarters at 445 N. Rexford Drive. Only those who attend all training classes may graduate from the CERT training. Make-up classes will not be offered.

Register by going to www.beverlyhills.org/certclass or though the Community Services Winter Brochure. Space is limited, so please register as soon as possible.

For more information, visit the CERT webpage (www.beverlyhills.org/CERT), email CERT@beverlyhills.org, or call 310-281-2754.

Have you participated in the city's CERT program? What did you think? Tell us in the comments section beow. 

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