City of Detroit Offering Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Virtual Volunteer Training May 4-7

2022

City of Detroit Offering Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Virtual Volunteer Training May 4-7

  • Training includes disaster preparedness, search & rescue, medical care

Are you interested in learning about basic medical treatment, disaster preparedness, or other life-saving techniques?  Would you like to be armed with this crucial training when your family or the community is in need?  The City of Detroit Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (DHSEM) will hold a virtual training class for Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers from Wednesday, May 4, through Friday, May 6, from 5:30PM – 9PM and Saturday, May 7, from 9AM – 3PM. 

The free CERT training includes disaster preparedness, fire safety, disaster medical operations, light search and rescue, the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AED), how to bandage wounds, basic medical treatment such as how to treat burns, fractures, strains, and hypothermia, and other life-saving techniques.  The training will be conducted by the Detroit Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Detroit Fire Department, and Detroit EMS. 

Pre-registration is required.  To register for the training, visit www.detroitmi.gov/dhsem and click on the Community Emergency Response Team Virtual Training link.  Once you register, you will be sent a Zoom link to the virtual training.