September is National Preparedness Month, and the City of Garden Grove’s C.E.R.T. program will offer a CPR/First Aid/AED certification on Saturday, September 30, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Certification will be through EMS Safety Services, Inc. The cost for the class is $30.
C.E.R.T. (Community Emergency Response Team) is a volunteer organization with the Garden Grove Fire Department that provides citizens training on how to prepare for, respond to, and recover from a disaster. C.E.R.T. members are also trained to help augment first responders in the event of a disaster.
Seating is limited. To register and receive the class location, please contact Don Thorpe at firstname.lastname@example.org or (714) 376-7633. For more information regarding the C.E.R.T. program, visit Garden Grove C.E.R.T. online. For more information regarding National Preparedness Month, visit Ready.gov. During the month of September, you can learn how to prepare for a disaster by visiting the C.E.R.T. and City’s Facebook pages.