Tag: Greater Green Valley Community Emergency Response Team

CERT to Offer Basic Course

John McGee Mark your calendars. The Greater Green Valley Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will be offering another basic training course in the spring. The training will be in two phases, online and in-person. The online section of the training will be available starting March 1. Students must complete the online training by April 8.…

CERT to Offer Basic Course

John McGee The Greater Green Valley Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will be offering a basic training course this fall. The training will be in two phases. Students must complete the first phase online by Oct. 13. Online training topics include: disaster preparedness, the CERT Organization, disaster medical, disaster psychology, fire safety, light search and…

CERT Plans First Annual Preparedness Fair

Peggy McGee In observance of National Preparedness Month, the Greater Green Valley Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will be hosting its first annual Preparedness Fair on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the West Center, 1111 S. GVR Dr., in Green Valley. Admission is free but attendees are asked to bring…

Fall CERT Basic Course planned for October 11

CERT members practice cribbing techniques to rescue a victim trapped under rubble. Photo by Peggy McGee

Peggy McGee Mark your calendars for October 11, the start date of the next Greater Green Valley Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) basic training course. Classes will be held from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. on October 11, 12, 18 and 19, and from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on October 21. The training will culminate…

CERT basic training course planned

Peggy McGee The Greater Green Valley Community Emergency Response Team (GGV CERT) will begin its first basic training course of the year on Wednesday, March 8 at the Green Valley Fire District Headquarters, 1285 W. Camino Encanto. This 20-hour course will cover disaster preparedness, terrorism, disaster medical operations, team planning, psychological reaction to disasters and…

CERT Basic Course set for September 7

Karl Holmstrom and Rachel Ramsower tend to victim Doug Dorsey’s many injuries during a recent CERT training class; photo by John McGee.

Peggy McGee The Greater Green Valley Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will begin its basic training course on Wednesday, September 7 at the Green Valley Fire District HQ, 1285 W Camino Encanto. This five day course will cover disaster preparedness, terrorism, disaster medical operations, community planning, psychological reaction to disasters and many more topics. What…