Sacramento CERT assists FEMA CA TF7 and CalOES teams deployment to Hurricane Florence

      On 9/11/2018, Sacramento CERT assisted FEMA’s California Task Force 7 members deploy a water rescue team to Hurricane Florence.  In the late hours of September 10th and into the early morning hours of September 11th, CERT members worked to issue the team’s protective gear, personal equipment, radios, HAZMAT gear, and manifest the […]

Sacramento CERT helps test CA Department of Public Health CERT module for Community Reception Centers

Sacramento CERT helped the California Department of Public Health test a new California-specific CERT training module on Community Reception Centers (CRCs). A CRC is used to help check and decontaminate citizens in the event of radiological decontamination. CERT members were trained on radiation basics, how to properly use radiation detectors, personal protective equipment required to […]