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Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for 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. Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help. The CERT Program is a dynamic community of volunteers who want to help their neighbors!

Tip of the Month…

It is time to Know Your Zone!  There is a new program, now being used in San Mateo County, called Zonehaven.  If you attended our January CE Class, you are familiar with it and it’s importance. 
It is now time to start spreading the word and making sure your friends and family know which Zone they live and work in.  Post it on your refrigerator!
If you’d like to see the CERT CE Class on Zonehaven, check it out on our YouTube page!  

        >  Read the  April 2021  CERT News.

Other resources:

  • To log onto Neon (our CERT database), please click on “Member Login” button below.

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Useful Links

72 HoursGet Ready – CERT
American Red CrossHome Safety
ASPCA Pets in DisasterNational Organization on Disability
Centers for Disease Control & PreventionSan Mateo County Department of Emergency Management
Citizen CorpsSMC Alert
Federal Emergency Management AgencyUS Geological Survey
Foster City Amateur Radio ServiceKnow Your Zone – Zone Haven