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City of Palm Desert - Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training

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Palm Desert City Hall

73510 Fred Waring Drive

Palm Desert, CA 92260

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Basic 20 hour CERT Class (no pre-requisite training required)

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The City of Palm Desert is offering a free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training. The 20-hour class teaches basic first aid, light search and rescue, and disaster preparedness. Enrollment is limited to the first 35 registrants.

When:

Friday, Nov. 1st from 5:30pm-9:30pm

Saturday, Nov. 2nd from 8am-5pm

Sunday, Nov. 3rd from 8am-5pm.

Where:

Palm Desert City Hall

Important Info:

Light refreshments will be provided, dinner and lunch will NOT be provided. Participants are required to wear closed toe shoes, bring sunscreen, a hat, and to wear jeans/long pants, water, and a comfortable top.

About CERT:

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. CERT offers a consistent, nationwide approach to volunteer training and organization that professional responders can rely on during disaster situations, which allows them to focus on more complex tasks. Through CERT, the capabilities to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters is built and enhanced.

Questions:

Email: gpapazian@cityofpalmdesert.org

Reasonable accommodations for people with Access and Functional Needs are available upon request. Please make your request as early as possible as last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill.

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