DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency is hosting two free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training Workshops.
The first nine-week workshop begins on April 3 and will be held on Tuesday evenings from 7–9:30 p.m. at DeKalb Fire Rescue Headquarters, 1950 West Exchange Place, Tucker.
A second nine-week CERT workshop begins on April 5 and will be held on Thursday evenings from 7–9:30 p.m. at DeKalb Fire Rescue Headquarters.
Participants will learn what to do before, during and after a disaster occurs. The workshop also will train citizens to care for family members and neighbors.
Course topics include:
Free emergency response training set for DeKalb residents
- Disaster preparedness
- Basic fire suppression
- Medical operations
- Disaster psychology
- Team organization and terrorism
- Autism awareness
The workshop is free for DeKalb County citizens. All participants must pass a background check. To register, visit www.dekalbcountyga.gov/dema and click the CERT menu option. For more information, contact Emergency Management Specialist Thomas Paige at email@example.com or 678-406-7858.