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Community Emergency Response Training In Lawndale

08/20/2013

Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.) Training is coming to Lawndale.

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The Los Angeles County Fire Department is proud to present this training to the public.

Following a major disaster, police, fire, and medical personnel may not be able to fully meet the demand. People will have to rely on each other to meet immediate life-saving and life-sustaining needs.

Developed through Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the L.A. County Fire Department's Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) program provides basic training in safety and life-saving skills for the public.

The course curriculum covers the following modules:

1. September 16, 2013: Disaster Preparedness

2. September 23, 2013: Disaster Fire Suppression

3. September 30, 2013: Disaster Medical Operations I

4. October 7, 2013: Disaster Medical Operations 2

5. October 10, 2013: Light Search & Rescue

6. October 17, 2013: Disaster Psychology, Organization & Terrorism

7. October 24, 2013: Disaster Simulation and Exercise

The training course will be a series of seven classes. The training will be held at:

Lawndale Community Center Annex

14616 1/2 Grevillea Avnue,

Lawndale, California 90260

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Register on-line www.fire.lacounty.gov/cert, e-mail Elizabeth Eddlemon at eeddlemon@lawndalecity.org or call (310) 973-3285. Please include your name, phone number, and email address.

Class size is limited. Sign up today to reserve your seat. CERT Class information is also posted on the Fire Department website: http://fire.lacounty.gov, students must complete all 20 hours of the course to receive a Certificate of Completion. If you must miss any units, you can make them up anywhere CERT is taught to receive your certificate.



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Contact Information: Lieutenant John Hocking - (310) 219-2753,

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