Take an active role in emergency preparedness for your home, your neighborhood and your community!
A day hardly goes by where we don’t hear about community emergencies. Fortunately, northern Illinois has been spared from recent local disasters but that may not always be the situation. Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training prepares you to know what to do for your family, neighbors and community in the event of natural and manmade disasters. The program concludes with a mock disaster. Successful completion earns you a FEMA Certificate. Participants may qualify to volunteer as a Palatine Emergency Management Agency member. Includes all materials.
Learn to solve problems, improve communities, connect with others, and save lives. Classroom and hands-on training in:
- Disaster preparedness
- Fire Safety
- Search and Rescue
- Disaster Medical Operations: triage, treating life threatening injuries, and basic first aid