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
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!
Hello everyone! The August Community Emergency Response Team meeting was held earlier today, and a lot was accomplished! As per the request of the Assistant Coordinators, the July 2019 CERT class went through one final hands-on practice before they were awarded their certificates. Everyone passed with flying colors. Following that, we had a Pack the … Continue reading August 2019 CERT Meeting
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