Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
COVID-19 Update: In response to recommendations from Public Health - Seattle & King County, and out of an abundance of caution, Kirkland Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) classes will be cancelled for the remainder of 2020.
The Kirkland Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is working on ways to deliver preparedness classes to the Kirkland Community in compliance with social distancing guidelines.
In the meantime, you can take the Introduction to CERT online course here.
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CERT is a hands-on training that teaches individuals how to prepare their homes and neighborhoods to respond to a disaster.
Learn skills like fire suppression, disaster first aid, search and rescue techniques, assisting professional responders, responding to suspected terrorist incidents, reducing survivor stress, and preparing individuals and communities for emergencies.
Learn more about the nationwide CERT program here.