Gadsden, AL-The Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency is pleased to announce the dates of our Fall 2018 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training. Join us September 18, 20, 25, 27, October 2, and October 4 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. This free training highlights the importance of neighbors helping neighbors in the aftermath of a disaster. It covers basic skills that are important to know when emergency services are not immediately available. The Etowah County CERT program consists of lecture-based learning with hands-on training in basic disaster response skills such as Fire Safety, Search and Rescue, Disaster Medical Operations, and Team Organization. Call the Gadsden/Etowah County EMA at 256-549-4575 to sign up. You must attend all six classes to receive training accreditation. Remember, First responders can’t be everywhere after a disaster hits. That’s where you come in!
For more information, contact the Gadsden/Etowah EMA at 256-549-4575