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 is happy to welcome Academy 2018-2 to our team! Congratulations on completion of your training and we look forward to working with you all! Thank you Kathy, Wai, MaryAnne, Tiffany, Christy, Diana, William, Shandy, Caitlin, Cortney, Toni, Tom, Teri, Justin, Chuck, John, Carol, Steve, Carolynn, Linda, Sheena, Morgan, Edie, Brianna, Kevin, Steve, Ken, Robyn, […]
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 […]
Sacramento CERT will be providing assistance to the Sacramento Fire Department as they host the Continuing Challenge Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Workshop. From September 4th through September 8th Sacramento CERT will assist SFD/Continuing Challenge in a variety of roles.