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JOIN OUR COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM

Date: January 5, 2017

 

TO:                 All Teaneck Residents

DATE:           January 5, 2017

SUBJECT:    UPCOMING CERT CLASS

 

JOIN OUR COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program partners community members and emergency services personnel to gather for coordinated responses following a catastrophic disaster. During such disasters, communities may not have immediate access to emergency services because of the size of the area affected, lost communications, or unusable roads. CERT-trained citizens can help their neighbors and neighborhood.

The Bergen County Office of Emergency Management trains members of neighborhoods, community organizations, and businesses in disaster preparedness and basic response skills, through a 10 week program.

On February 7, 2017, a new basic CERT class will begin. Classes are held every Tuesday evening from 7:30PM to 9:30PM at the North Arlington Senior Center located at 11 York Road.

CERT members will use their training to support emergency responders and to assist the community.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Teaneck CERT, please contact Dean Kazinci, Director of Human Resources, at 201-837-1600 ext. 1651 or dkazinci@teanecknj.gov. You will be provided with a CERT Registration Form and itinerary for the upcoming session.