We left off with our BC MO CERT updates back in July with a new class graduating. We have SO much to tell you about to bring you up to speed on the group's activities. Without further ado, here we go! In August, members of the BC MO CERT/BC ARES participated in the Benton County … Continue reading BC MO CERT End of Year Update
When Pettis County Emergency Management Director Trisha Rooda reached out to us about putting together a Basic Radio Training Program for presentation to Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia, we jumped at the chance to work with her! EMAs throughout the region (and state!) often work together to bring much-needed training opportunities to various businesses … Continue reading Pettis/Benton County EMAs Provide Radio Training to Bothwell Hospital!
So, by now everyone knows about the Active Shooter Full Scale Exercise we had here on August 20, 2019. After a meeting between Mark and Sam to review events in the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and on scene with the new Benton County Emergency Communications (Em Comm) trailer and our BC MO CERT at Lincoln … Continue reading The BC MO EM Active Shooter FSE Review!
With the completion of week 3 of the Lincoln BC MO CERT training, our trainees learned about fire safety and search and rescue techniques, along with disaster psychology and how terrorism impacts CERT. The CERT class was fortunate to have great first responders involved in the training of the classes (though we learned we need … Continue reading July CERT Training in Lincoln-Week 3
Week two of the FREE CERT training in Lincoln brought us Units 3 (Disaster Medical Operations Part 1) and 4 (Disaster Medical Operations Part 2) with guest trainer Sal Rios! Sal is a former paramedic who now assists his community by training new CERTs! During Unit 3, new CERTs learned how to recognize and treat … Continue reading July CERT Training in Lincoln-Week 2