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Community Emergency Response Team

CERT LogoThe CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) training program is designed to prepare you to help yourself, your family and your neighbors in the event of a catastrophic disaster such as earthquake, flood, fire or other widespread event that affects our area, when emergency services are not available to provide for immediate assistance.

The basic CERT training is provided through a combination of classroom work and exercises, practicing the skills and theories learned in class lectures and discussions. 

The Basic CERT program includes the following modules:

  • Disaster Preparation
  • Fire Suppression
  • Medical Operations, Part 1
  • Medical Operations, Part 2
  • Search & Rescue
  • CERT Organization & Disaster Psychology
  • Terrorism
  • Final Review and Simulation

To participate or obtain more information, contact your local fire department.

Contact Information

Christopher Godley
Interim Emergency Manager
Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
2300 County Center Drive
Suite 220 B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.46229, -122.725377

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