1. Reminder...PRCERT monthly meeting at station 36 on wed. Room tba, at 7pm teneative agenda door breeching and cribbing.

Park Ridge Community Emergency Response Team-PRCERT





What is CERT?

The Park Ridge  Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is about readiness, people helping people, rescuer safety, and doing the greatest good for the greatest number. CERT is a positive and realistic approach to emergency and disaster situations recognized that citizens will be initially on their own and their actions can make a difference. Through Basic CERT training, citizens can organize themselves and volunteers to manage utilities, put out small fires, provide basic medical first aid, search for and rescue victims calmly, safely, and efficiently.
Topics covered through CERT:
  •  Disaster Preparedness
  •  Disaster Medical Operations
  •  Light Search and Rescue


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Why Join PRCERT

Community Emergency Response Team training is FREE and helps everyone to be better prepared to respond to and cope with disasters and emergencies at home, in your neighborhood, at work and throughout your community. Classes are offered once a year, in the fall.

  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Fire Suppression
  • Disaster Medical Operations
  • Light Search & Rescue
  • Disaster Psychology
  • CERT Team Organization
  • Terrorism
  • Practice Exercise