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Free Disaster Preparedness/Response Training

Release Date: July 17, 2018
Join the Sussex County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and become better prepared to respond to emergency situations right here in your own community.

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The Sussex County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will be holding a FREE training course for anyone interested in learning how to assist themselves, their neighbors and their community before, during and after the impact of a major disaster.

Persons completing the course will be offered an opportunity to become members of the Green, Hopatong, Sparta, and/or Sussex County Community Emergency Response Teams. The program is open to ages 16 and older.

Thursday, September 13th from 6:30pm to 9pm. Unit 1 - Disaster Prep.

Thursday, September 20th from 6:30pm to 9pm. Unit 2 - Fire Safety.

Thursday, September 27th from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Unit 3 - Disaster Med Ops 1.

Thursday, October 4th from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Unit 4 - Disaster Med Ops 2.

Thursday, October 11th from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Unit 5 - Light SAR.

Thursday, October 18th from 6:30pm to 9pm. Unit 6 - CERT Organization.

Thursday, October 25th from 6:30pm to 9pm. Unit 7 - Disaster Psychology.

Thursday, November 1st from 6:30pm to 9pm. Unit 8 - CERT and Terrorism.

Saturday, November 3rd from 9am to 3pm. Final Exam and Exercise.

The class will be held at the Sussex County Emergency Operations Center which is located at 135 Morris Turnpike in Newton.

If you have any questions or are interested in attending the training, please send an email to:

sussexcounty.nj.cert@gmail.com